Visser Family History
Visser Name Meaning
West Frisian and East Frisian: occupational name for a fisherman (compare 1 above). Dutch and North German: occupational name for a fisherman from Middle Dutch visscher ‘fisherman’. This is one of the most common surnames in the Netherlands. Compare De Visser and Visscher . Compare also German Fischer .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022