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Fieser Name Meaning

nickname for an unpleasant or repulsive person, from an agent noun based on Middle Low German vies ‘disgusting’, Middle High German viez ‘violent’, ‘devil of a man’. habitational name for someone from Viesen, near Jerichow, Brandenburg.

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


Similar surnames: Zieser, Gieser, Fieger, Bieser, Kieser, Riser, Fieber, Rieser, Ficker

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Where is the Fieser family from?

You can see how Fieser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fieser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fieser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Fieser families living in Quebec. This was 100% of all the recorded Fieser's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Fieser families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fieser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Fieser. 67% of Fieser men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Fieser women worked as a 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
    67%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • School Teacher
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fieser 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 266 immigration records available for the last name Fieser. 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 345 military records available for the last name Fieser. For the veterans among your Fieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fieser lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2002, in the United States, Fieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Fieser in 1952 was 21, and 84 in 2002.

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