Beisner Family History

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Beisner Name Meaning

occupational name for a falconer or hunter, from an agent derivative of Middle High German beizen ‘to hunt with falcons’, early modern German beissen. Compare Beiser. from a short form of a Germanic personal name, related to Old High German bittan ‘to ask for’ or bitan ‘to endure or withstand’.

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


Similar surnames: Reisner, Eisner, Beiser, Weisner, Berner, Weisser, Benner, Beiner

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Beisner Family Origin

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Beisner Family Occupations

What did your Beisner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Beisner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Beisner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Beisner family was Fireman In Mill. Farmer, Book Keeper and Day Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beisner.

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Day Laborer

    8%
  • Fireman In Mill

    8%

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Beisner Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Beisner Life Expectancy

What is the average Beisner lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Beisner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Beisner in 1945 was 24, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beisner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beisner 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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