Kyser Name Meaning

Dutch: from an old spelling of keizer ‘emperor’, ‘czar’; either as a nickname or as the title of the head of a sharpshooting club. German (Kyser): occupational name for an inspector of food, wine, etc., from Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose’, ‘test’, or ‘inspect’. Jewish: Americanized spelling of Kaiser 2.

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

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Kyser Family Origin

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Kyser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, the most common Kyser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Kyser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kyser. A less common occupation for the Kyser family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Kyser | Data not to scale

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Kyser Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Kyser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kyser in 1949 was 43, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kyser

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