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Fiser Name Meaning

Czech Slovenian Croatian and Slovak (Fišer): occupational name for a fisher from German Fischer often applied as a translation into German of corresponding Slavic occupational names or surnames e.g. Slovenian Ribič (see Ribic ). Americanized form of German Feiser unexplained. Compare Fizer .

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


Similar surnames: Fisher, Fister, Filer, Eiser, Finer, Fier, Riser, Fish, Miser, Fieser

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Where is the Fiser family from?

You can see how Fiser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fiser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fiser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Fiser families living in Tennessee. This was about 30% of all the recorded Fiser's in USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Fiser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fiser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fiser. 36% of Fiser men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Fiser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fiser were Handyman and Teacher. .

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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

  • Farmer
    36%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Handyman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Teacher
    11%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Fiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fiser 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Fiser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fiser. For the veterans among your Fiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fiser lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Fiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Fiser in 1953 was 33, and 71 in 2004.

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