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Weisser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a painter or plasterer, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wizen ‘to make white’, ‘to whitewash’. German: variant of Weiser. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for someone with white hair or an exceptionally pale complexion, from an inflected form of Middle High German wiz ‘white’, German weiss.

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


Similar surnames: Weisner, Weisler, Weiss, Weiser, Reiser, Reusser, Meisler, Beisser

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Weisser Family Origin

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Weisser Family Occupations

What did your Weisser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Weisser occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Weisser's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weisser. A less common occupation for the Weisser family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Weisser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Weisser Life Expectancy

What is the average Weisser lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Weisser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Weisser in 1959 was 59, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weisser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weisser 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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