Kieser Family History

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Kieser Name Meaning

German: from an agent derivative of Middle High German kiesen ‘to choose, examine, or inspect’, an occupational name for an official inspector of food or beverages.

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

Similar surnames: Keser, Kaeser, Kiefer, Gieser, Fieser, Zieser, Kieper, Kiesel, Bieser

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Kieser Family Origin

Where is the Kieser family from?

Kieser Family Occupations

What did your Kieser ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Kieser occupation in the UK was East India Merchant. 20% of Kieser's were East India Merchants. East India Merchant, Journeyman Cabinet Maker and Keeper Of Turkish Baths were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kieser. A less common occupation for the Kieser family was Optician (Manager).

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  • East India Merchant

  • Journeyman Cabinet Maker

  • Keeper Of Turkish Baths

  • Optician (Manager)


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

Kieser Historical Records

What Kieser family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kieser. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kieser 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kieser. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kieser. For the veterans among your Kieser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kieser Life Expectancy

What is the average Kieser lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kieser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Kieser in 1958 was 55, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kieser

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kieser 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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