Heiser Family History

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Heiser Name Meaning

South German and Austrian: variant of Häuser (see Hauser). nickname for a person with a rasping voice, from Middle High German heiser ‘hoarse’.

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

Similar surnames: Reiser, Heier, Leiser, Beiser, Heyser, Weiser, Hesser, Heuser, Heizer

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Heiser Family Origin

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Heiser Family Occupations

What did your Heiser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Baker Employing 5 Men, Builder Employing 18 Men and Cap Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heiser. The most common Heiser occupation in the UK was Baker Employing 5 Men. 13% of Heiser's were Baker Employing 5 Mens. A less common occupation for the Heiser family was Dealer In Glass.

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  • Baker Employing 5 Men

  • Builder Employing 18 Men

  • Cap Maker

  • Dealer In Glass


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

Heiser Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Heiser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heiser 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Heiser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Heiser. For the veterans among your Heiser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heiser Life Expectancy

What is the average Heiser lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Heiser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Heiser in 1941 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heiser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heiser 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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