Hiser Family History

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Hiser Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Heiser.

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

Similar surnames: Hisey, Wiser, Hyser, Hizer, Huser, Haser, Hiner, Hisel, Hise, Heiser

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Hiser Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Hiser name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Hiser. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Hiser Family Origin

Where is the Hiser family from?

Hiser Family Occupations

What did your Hiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Hiser occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Hiser's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Woodcutter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hiser.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Woodcutter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Hiser ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Hiser Historical Records

What Hiser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Hiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hiser 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 349 immigration records available for the last name Hiser. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hiser. For the veterans among your Hiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Hiser lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Hiser in 1954 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hiser 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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