Meiser Family History

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Meiser Name Meaning

occupational name for a fowler, from an agent derivative of Meise 1. topographic name for someone who lived in an area where timber had been felled (see Meiss). habitational name for someone from a place called Mais in Bavaria.

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

Similar surnames: Reiser, Meise, Peiser, Messer, Leiser, Weiher, Meisel, Meuser, Miser

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Meiser Family Origin

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Meiser Family Occupations

What did your Meiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Meiser family was Blacksmith. The most common Meiser occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Meiser's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meiser.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


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

Meiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Meiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meiser 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 964 immigration records available for the last name Meiser. 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 Meiser. For the veterans among your Meiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Meiser lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Meiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Meiser in 1944 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Meiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meiser 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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