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

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In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beisner. 29% of Beisner men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Beisner women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beisner were Farming and Maid

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Packer
  • Stenographer
  • Maid

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

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 313 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 677 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

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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.

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