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Kyser Family History

Kyser Name Meaning
Dutch: from an old spelling of keizer ‘emperor’, ‘czar’; either as a nickname or as the title of the head of a sharpshooting club.German (Kyser): occupational name for an inspector of food, wine, etc., from Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose’, ‘test’, or ‘inspect’.Jewish: Americanized spelling of Kaiser 2.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

65,423 Historical Documents with Kyser on Ancestry.com
13,878 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,769 Military Records
519 Immigration Records
10,530 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Kyser Families

  • Number of Kyser families
     25 - 47
     9 - 24
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Kyser families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Kyser last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Kyser census records

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Kyser Family Origin

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Kyser Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Kyser

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Kyser Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Kyser census records

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Kyser Civil War Service Records

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