Visser Family History

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Visser Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: variant of Fischer.

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


Similar surnames: Vissers, Risser, Wisner, Busser, Missel, Wiser, Eisler, Esser, Nissen

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Visser Family Origin

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Visser Family Occupations

What did your Visser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Visser. 27% of Visser men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Visser women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Visser were Truck Driver and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    27%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Truck Driver
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housewife
    16%
  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Maid
    11%

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

Visser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Visser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Visser 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 26,000 immigration records available for the last name Visser. 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 Visser. For the veterans among your Visser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Visser Life Expectancy

What is the average Visser lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Visser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Visser in 1948 was 25, and 74 in 2004.

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