Visscher Family History

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Visscher Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a fisherman. Compare German Fischer.

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

Similar surnames: Discher, Fischer, Visser, Mescher, Sacher, Ascher, Kerscher, Kissler

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Visscher Family Origin

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Visscher Family Occupations

What did your Visscher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Attorney At Law were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Visscher. A less common occupation for the Visscher family was Book Keeper. The most common Visscher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Visscher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Attorney At Law

  • Book Keeper


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

Visscher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Visscher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Visscher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Visscher. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Visscher. For the veterans among your Visscher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Visscher Life Expectancy

What is the average Visscher lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Visscher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Visscher in 1959 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Visscher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Visscher 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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