Bisher Family History

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Bisher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Büscher (see Buescher).

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

Similar surnames: Disher, Busher, Risher, Bither, Wisher, Bosher, Riser, Booher, Wiser

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Bisher Family Origin

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Bisher Family Occupations

What did your Bisher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bisher. The most common Bisher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Bisher's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Bisher family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bisher ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bisher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Bisher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bisher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 413 immigration records available for the last name Bisher. 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 Card

There are 33,000 military records available for the last name Bisher. For the veterans among your Bisher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bisher Life Expectancy

What is the average Bisher lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bisher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Bisher in 1959 was 54, and 60 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bisher ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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