Keyser Family History
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Keyser Name Meaning
Dutch: from keyser ‘emperor’, modern Dutch keizer (from Latin Caesar). Keyser is a 17th-century spelling. Compare German Kaiser. In addition to the meanings of the German name (nickname, house name, etc.), this was also a status name for the head of a society of marksmen.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Kyser, Kayser, Keser, Keiser, Peyser, Kemper, Kelner, Keysor, Leiser