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Fleischer Family History

Fleischer Name Meaning

German Danish Norwegian and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a butcher from Fleisch ‘flesh meat’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Fischer, Fleisch, Flesher, Gleicher, Fleischhauer, Bleicher

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Where is the Fleischer family from?

You can see how Fleischer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fleischer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fleischer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Fleischer families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Fleischer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Fleischer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fleischer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fleischer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fleischer. 14% of Fleischer men worked as a Salesman and 11% of Fleischer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fleischer were Clerk 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

  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    5%
  • Proprietor
    5%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    11%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Saleslady
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Fleischer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fleischer 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Fleischer. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Fleischer. For the veterans among your Fleischer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fleischer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fleischer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Fleischer in 1948 was 53, and 78 in 2004.

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