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Reiser Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from Reis or Reissen in Bavaria (see Reis 1). occupational name from Middle High German reisære ‘warrior’, ‘traveler’. South German: topographic name for someone who lived near a thicket (see Rieser 1 and Riser 1). variant spelling of Reisser, an occupational name for a woodcutter, Middle High German risser.

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


Similar surnames: Reisner, Reifer, Riser, Leiser, Peiser, Reiter, Meiser, Kreiser

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Reiser Family Origin

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Reiser Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    23%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Saloon Keeper

    4%

In 1880, the most common Reiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Reiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reiser. A less common occupation for the Reiser family was Saloon Keeper.

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Reiser Life Expectancy

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