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Peyser Name Meaning

English: from Anglo-Norman French peiser, poiser ‘weigher’ (Late Latin pensarius, a derivative of pensare ‘to weigh’), hence an occupational name for an official in charge of weights and measures, especially one whose duty it was to weigh rent or tribute received. German: variant spelling of Peiser.

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


Similar surnames: Peiser, Keyser, Pepper, Poyser, Nesser, Heyer, Heyser, Reiser, Seyer

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Peyser Family Origin

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Peyser Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Clothier

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%

In 1880, the most common Peyser occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 8% of Peyser's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Clothier and Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peyser. A less common occupation for the Peyser family was Tailor.

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Peyser Historical Records

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Peyser Life Expectancy

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