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Kaiser Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German keiser ‘emperor’, from the Latin imperial title Caesar. This was the title borne by Holy Roman Emperors from Otto I (962) to Francis II (who relinquished the title in 1806). Later, it was borne by the monarch of Bismarck’s united Germany (1871–1918). It is very common as a German surname, originating partly as an occupational name for a servant in the Emperor’s household, partly as a nickname for someone who behaved in an imperious manner, and partly from a house sign. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Kaiser ‘emperor’, adopted (like Graf, Herzog, etc.) because of its aristocratic connotations. Muslim: from Arabic qay?sar ‘emperor’, which, like 1, is of Latin origin, from the imperial title in the Roman Empire.

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


Similar surnames: Gaiser, Kaser, Kasser, Zaiser, Kaeser, Naiser, Kaufer, Kayser, Hauser

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Kaiser Family Origin

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Kaiser Family Occupations

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  • Jeweller

    14%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Bootmaker

    7%
  • Clerk

    7%

In 1881, the most common Kaiser occupation in the UK was Jeweller. 14% of Kaiser's were Jewellers. Jeweller, Baker and Bootmaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kaiser. A less common occupation for the Kaiser family was Clerk.

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