Peyser Family History
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Peyser Name Meaning
English: from Anglo-Norman French peiser, poiser ‘weigher’ (Late Latin pensarius, a derivative of pensare ‘to weigh’), hence an occupational name for an official in charge of weights and measures, especially one whose duty it was to weigh rent or tribute received. German: variant spelling of Peiser.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Peiser, Keyser, Pepper, Poyser, Nesser, Heyer, Heyser, Reiser, Seyer