Visger Family History

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Visger Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch Visscher.

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

Similar surnames: Visser, Risler, Ritger, Riser, Wiser, Wisher, Avinger, Vosler, Isler

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Visger Family Origin

Where is the Visger family from?

Visger Family Occupations

What did your Visger ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Visger family was Plaster. The most common Visger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Visger's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Visger.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Plaster


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Visger ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Visger Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 168 immigration records available for the last name Visger. 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.

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Draft Card

There are 157 military records available for the last name Visger. For the veterans among your Visger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Visger Life Expectancy

What is the average Visger lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Visger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Visger in 1961 was 54, and 49 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Visger

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Visger ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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