Kayser Family History

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Kayser Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Dutch Keizer and German Kaiser. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Kaiser.

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


Similar surnames: Keyser, Kyser, Kaiser, Kasser, Rayner, Kasner, Kaeser, Mayner, Nasser

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Kayser Family Origin

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Kayser Family Occupations

What did your Kayser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kayser. The most common Kayser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Kayser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kayser family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kayser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kayser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kayser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kayser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kayser

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kayser. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Kayser. For the veterans among your Kayser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kayser Life Expectancy

What is the average Kayser lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Kayser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Kayser in 1943 was 39, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kayser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kayser ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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