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Heisser Family History

Heisser Name Meaning

German: variant of Hauser.

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


Similar surnames: Heiser, Heusser, Weisser, Geisser, Heister, Heisner, Heisler, Hausser

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Where is the Heisser family from?

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

What did your Heisser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heisser. 35% of Heisser men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Heisser women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heisser were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    35%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Bookkeeper
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Heisser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heisser 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 366 immigration records available for the last name Heisser. 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 967 military records available for the last name Heisser. For the veterans among your Heisser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heisser lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Heisser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Heisser in 1963 was 69, and 79 in 2004.

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