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Fischer Name Meaning

German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman, from Fisch + the agent suffix -er. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe.

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


Similar surnames: Fisher, Fischel, Discher, Fleischer, Fischler, Wascher, Disher

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Fischer Family Origin

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Fischer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fischer family was Carpenter. The most common Fischer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Fischer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fischer.

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Fischer Historical Records

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Fischer Life Expectancy

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Famous Fischer Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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