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Keyser Name Meaning

Dutch: from keyser ‘emperor’, modern Dutch keizer (from Latin Caesar). Keyser is a 17th-century spelling. Compare German Kaiser. In addition to the meanings of the German name (nickname, house name, etc.), this was also a status name for the head of a society of marksmen.

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


Similar surnames: Kyser, Kayser, Keser, Keiser, Peyser, Kemper, Kelner, Keysor, Leiser

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Keyser Family Origin

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Keyser Family Occupations

What did your Keyser ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Butcher

    17%
  • Carpenters Labourer

    17%
  • Engine Driver At Works

    17%
  • Foreign Banker & Bullian Merchant

    17%

In 1881, Butcher, Carpenters Labourer and Engine Driver At Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Keyser. A less common occupation for the Keyser family was Foreign Banker & Bullian Merchant. The most common Keyser occupation in the UK was Butcher. 17% of Keyser's were Butchers.

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Keyser Historical Records

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Keyser Life Expectancy

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Famous Keyser Family

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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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