Kyser Family History
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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