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Biser Family History

Biser Name Meaning

Swiss German: of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Bisel, Riser, Buser, Biter, Wiser, Fiser, Boser, Miser, Bier, Iser

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Where is the Biser family from?

You can see how Biser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Biser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 12 Biser families living in Maryland. This was about 75% of all the recorded Biser's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Biser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Biser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Biser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Biser. 31% of Biser men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Biser women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biser were Carpenter and Registered Nurse.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    31%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Operator
    13%
  • Registered Nurse
    13%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Biser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 321 immigration records available for the last name Biser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 896 military records available for the last name Biser. For the veterans among your Biser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biser lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Biser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Biser in 1960 was 57, and 74 in 2004.

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