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Bieser Name Meaning

German: perhaps from an occupational or topographic name from Low German Biese ‘reed’ (in northern Germany reed was used for thatched roofs) or a habitational name from Biesen in the Lippe district or Mark Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Biener, Bieler, Fieser, Zieser, Kieser, Bieber, Gieser, Bierer

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Where is the Bieser family from?

You can see how Bieser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bieser family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Bieser families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 27 Bieser families living in Illinois. This was about 33% of all the recorded Bieser's in the USA. Illinois had the highest population of Bieser families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bieser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bieser. 32% of Bieser men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Bieser women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bieser were Clerk and Housewife.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bieser census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Bieser. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bieser. For the veterans among your Bieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bieser lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Bieser in 1953 was 39, and 81 in 2004.

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