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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

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Keyser Family Origin

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Keyser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Keyser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Keyser's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Keyser family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keyser.

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Keyser Historical Records

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Keyser Life Expectancy

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