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Origins of the Fischer surname

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About the Fischers

We have a total number of 11364 records for people with the last name Fischer.

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Where do most Fischers live?

In 1921, most Fischers lived in London.


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Interesting facts about Fischers

How common is your surname?

You have a rare surname! It's not in the top 1000 UK surnames!

We have 2,730 records for the Fischer surname. The oldest one dates back to 1801.

Who were Fischers most likely to marry?

Muellers

&

Schmidts

Our Marriage record sets tell us which families married Fischers.

What are the most common Fischer first names?

  • John
  • Joseph
  • Anna
  • Mary

Our birth record sets tell us the names of Fischer family members

Common jobs for Fischers

Men and women often performed different types of jobs, so these are displayed by gender to maintain their historical accuracy.

Common Female occupations for Fischers in 1921
Kind

16

Child

13

Living On Own Means

12

Governess

11

Domestic Servant

10

Common Male occupations for Fischers in 1921
Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers

103

Farm Hands

93

General Farmers

65

Tinsmiths

65

Bauer

58

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