Rist

This unusual and interesting surname would seem to be a dialectal variant of the Nottingham region and is one of a group, including writs, Rist, Roast, Roust and Royste, all of whom derived from the Old English "Rust". As "Rust" it was a pre 10th Century baptismal or font name for one with red hair, although originally it may have been a disparaging term for an Anglo-Saxon invader ! The development "links" include such as "Cenwold Rust" recorded in the Old English Pipe Rolls for Kent circa 1016, making "Rust" one of the earliest surnames on record. A later "link" spelling would seem to be "Roste", an example being Thomas Roste christened at St. Giles Church, London in 1607, although as "Reast" it is not recorded there until one Sarah Reast who was, also coincidentally christened at St. Giles, on July 20th 1755. The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of Richard Reast, which was dated August 12th 1627, a witness at his daughter Alice's, christening at Orston Nottingham, during the reign of King Charles 1, known as "The Martyr", 1625 - 1649. Surnames became necessary when governments introduced personal taxation. In England this was known as Poll Tax. Throughout the centuries, surnames in every country have continued to "develop" often leading to astonishing variants of the original spelling.

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  • Rist — is a surname, and may refer to:* Jeremy Alexander Rist, American economist, playwright, and lawyer * Johann von Rist, German poet * Pipilotti Rist, video artist * Robbie Rist, American actor …   Wikipedia

  • Rist — »Hand , Fußgelenk; Hand , Fußrücken; Halsgelenk an der Schulter des Pferdes«: Das altgerm. Wort mhd. rist, mnd. wrist, engl. wrist, schwed. vrist gehört im Sinne von »Dreher, Drehpunkt« (der Hand, des Fußes) zu der germ. Wortgruppe von aengl.… …   Das Herkunftswörterbuch

  • rist — s.n. Căpută (2.) ♢ (Mai ales în expr.) A trage (în minge), a şuta, a lovi (mingea) etc. cu ristul. (cf. germ. Rist = partea de deasupra labei piciorului < v. germ. de sus *rist < *wrist; cf. engl. wrist = încheietura mâinii < germanic.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Rist — Sm Hand , Fußrücken per. Wortschatz fach. (13. Jh.), mhd. rist m./n., riste f./n. Hand , Fußgelenk , mndd. wrist f. Handwurzel Stammwort. Aus g. * wrih sti f., auch in anord. rist f., ae. wrist, afr. wrist f. Wie Reihen2 Ableitung zu einem Verb… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Rist — Rist, obs. 3d pers. sing. pres. of {Rise}, contracted from riseth. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rist — rȋst m <G rísta, N mn rístovi> DEFINICIJA razg. 1. anat. gornji dio stopala 2. dio obuće koji dolazi na gornji dio stopala ETIMOLOGIJA njem. Rist …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Rist [1] — Rist, 1) eine Erhöhung von etwas; 2) (Widerrist), der erhabene Theil des Pferdehalses zu Ende der Mähne über den Schultern; 3) am menschlichen Plattfuß der obere u. vordere erhabene Theil; 4) der Theil des Armes hinter dem Handgelenk …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rist [2] — Rist, Johann, geb. 8. März 1607 in Pinneberg in Holstein, studirte Theologie in Rinteln, Rostock, Leipzig u. in Holland, wurde Prediger in Wedel an der Elbe u. 1644 zugleich herzoglich mecklenburgischer Kirchenrath, auch kaiserlicher Hof u.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Rist [1] — Rist, am menschlichen Plattfuß der obere erhabene Teil, auch der Teil des Armes hinter dem Handgelenk; bei Pferden der Widerrist (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Rist [2] — Rist, 1) Johann, Dichter, geb. 8. März 1607 in Ottensen bei Hamburg, gest. 31. Aug. 1667 zu Wedel im Holsteinischen, studierte in Rinteln, Rostock, Leiden und Utrecht Theologie und wirkte seit 1635 in Wedel 32 Jahre lang als Pfarrer. Bei den… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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