History of your Surname
Get access to Paysinger family records.Start a free trial

Paysinger Family History

Paysinger Name Meaning

Variant of Basinger a surname of Swiss German or German origin. Compare Baysinger .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Baysinger, Basinger, Possinger, Dasinger, Wasinger, Avinger, Dysinger

Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.

Hint: Try searching for a relative alive in 1940.

Black & white image of a young woman scientist

Where is the Paysinger family from?

You can see how Paysinger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Paysinger family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Paysinger families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Paysinger family living in South Carolina. This was about 50% of all the recorded Paysinger's in USA. South Carolina and 1 other state had the highest population of Paysinger families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Paysinger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Paysinger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Paysinger. 66% of Paysinger men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Paysinger women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Paysinger were Operator and Housewife. .

View Census Data for Paysinger | Data not to scale

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Common Labor
  • Real Estate Broker
  • Operator

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
  • Maid
  • Teacher
  • Housewife
Black & white image of two construction labourers

What Paysinger family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Paysinger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Paysinger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search US census records for Paysinger

Passenger Lists

There are 40 immigration records available for the last name Paysinger. 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.

View all Paysinger immigration records

Draft Cards

There are 399 military records available for the last name Paysinger. For the veterans among your Paysinger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Paysinger military records

You've only scratched the surface of Paysinger family history

Discover More

What is the average Paysinger lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Paysinger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Paysinger in 1953 was 28, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Paysinger

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in the Paysinger family tree

Explore Your Tree

Browse profiles of historical people with the Paysinger last name

Search for another surname
Enter last name/surname
Start a 14-Day Free Trial