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Pysher Surname Meaning

Altered form of German Beischer: unexplained.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Pester, Disher, Dasher, Risher, Fisher, Peyser, Paster, Oyster

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Where is the Pysher family from?

You can see how Pysher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pysher family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Pysher families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 9 Pysher families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Pysher's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Pysher families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pysher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Pysher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Pysher. 20% of Pysher men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Pysher women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pysher were Weaver and 00. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    10%
  • Weaver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • New Worker
    34%
  • None
    34%
  • 00
    34%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Pysher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pysher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 63 immigration records available for the last name Pysher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 465 military records available for the last name Pysher. For the veterans among your Pysher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pysher lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pysher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Pysher in 1954 was 41, and 84 in 2004.

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