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Risk Early Origins



The surname Risk was first found in Perthshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Pheairt) former county in the present day Council Area of Perth and Kinross, located in central Scotland, where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Scotland to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Risk Spelling Variations


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Risk Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rusk, Ruskie, Ruskyn, Rusken, Ruskin, Rusky and others.

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Risk Early History


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Risk Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Risk research. Another 170 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1296 and 1306 are included under the topic Early Risk History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Risk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Risk Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Risk Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Risk Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Risk, aged 30, landed in Maryland in 1813
  • M Risk, aged 35, arrived in America in 1822
  • Robert Risk, aged 40, landed in America in 1822
  • David Risk, who landed in Maryland in 1830
  • James Risk, who arrived in New York in 1830

Risk Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Stephen Risk arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Salacia" in 1850
  • Samuel Risk, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Lismoyne"

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Risk Historic Events


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Risk Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. Risk, British Able Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Risk Family Crest Products


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Risk Family Crest Products




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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    2. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    3. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Risk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Risk Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 November 2015 at 17:23.

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