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Fizer Family History

Fizer Name Meaning

German: variant spelling of Fitzer or Pfitzer.

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


Similar surnames: Fitzer, Izer, Filer, Hizer, Rizer, Fifer, Lizer, Winer, Kizer, Mizer

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Where is the Fizer family from?

You can see how Fizer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fizer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Fizer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Fizer families living in Virginia. This was about 33% of all the recorded Fizer's in the USA. Virginia had the highest population of Fizer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fizer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fizer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fizer. 24% of Fizer men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Fizer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fizer were Farm Laborer and Operator.

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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
    24%
  • Farmer
    21%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    11%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Operator
    7%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Fizer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fizer 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 221 immigration records available for the last name Fizer. 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 Fizer. For the veterans among your Fizer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fizer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Fizer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fizer in 1959 was 70, and 78 in 2004.

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