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Kaser Name Meaning

(also Käser) occupational name for a cheese maker or a cheese merchant, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kæse ‘cheese’. topographic name for someone who lived by a summer dairy in the Alps, from a Tyrolean dialect word derived from Ladin casura.

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


Similar surnames: Kase, Kaeser, Kasser, Kasner, Maser, Kauer, Keser, Kaiser, Waser

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Where is the Kaser family from?

You can see how Kaser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kaser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kaser families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Kaser families living in Ohio. This was about 60% of all the recorded Kaser's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Kaser families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kaser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kaser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Kaser. 19% of Kaser men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Kaser women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kaser were Carpenter and Housekeeper.

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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
    19%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Machinist
    6%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    27%
  • Teacher
    14%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Kaser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kaser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kaser. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Kaser. For the veterans among your Kaser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kaser lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Kaser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kaser in 1940 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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