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Beiser Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a falconer, Middle High German beizaere ‘one who hunts with falcons’. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): nickname for a wicked or aggressive person, from Yiddish beyzer ‘wicked’, ‘severe’, ‘bad’, ‘angry’, ‘fierce’.

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


Similar surnames: Leiser, Beisner, Beisser, Beiler, Heiser, Geiser, Beiter, Reiser

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Beiser Family Origin

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Beiser Family Occupations

What did your Beiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Beiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beiser. A less common occupation for the Beiser family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Beiser Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Beiser lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Beiser in 1944 was 25, and 85 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beiser 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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