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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

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meiser. 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.

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Meiser Historical Records

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Meiser Life Expectancy

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