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Neiser Name Meaning

German: variant of Neisser a habitational name for someone from Neisse in Silesia.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Peiser, Reiser, Neeser, Nesser, Seiser, Neisen, Neuser, Neider

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Where is the Neiser family from?

You can see how Neiser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Neiser family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Neiser families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Neiser families living in London. This was about 67% of all the recorded Neiser's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Neiser families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Neiser surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Neiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Neiser. 20% of Neiser men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Neiser women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neiser were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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
    20%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Baker
    10%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    34%
  • Stenographer
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
  • Clerk
    23%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Neiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neiser 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 175 immigration records available for the last name Neiser. 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 628 military records available for the last name Neiser. For the veterans among your Neiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Neiser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Neiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Neiser in 1958 was 59, and 68 in 2004.

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