Beisner Family History
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Beisner Name Meaning
occupational name for a falconer or hunter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German beizen ‘to hunt with falcons’, early modern German beissen. Compare Beiser. from a short form of a Germanic personal name, related to Old High German bittan ‘to ask for’ or bitan ‘to endure or withstand’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Reisner, Eisner, Beiser, Weisner, Berner, Weisser, Benner, Beiner