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The Fizer surname comes from the Upper German word "pfister," whic meant "baker."

Fizer Early Origins



The surname Fizer was first found in Bavaria and Saxony, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power including the branch at Grubnitz.

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Fizer Spelling Variations


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Fizer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pfister, Pister, De Pester, Pester, Pistor, Pistorio and many more.

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Fizer Early History


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Fizer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fizer research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1420, 1470, 1699, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Fizer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Fizer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Fizer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fizer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Pfister, who came to Carolina in 1734; Andreas Pfister, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1751; Beter Pfister, who settled in Philadelphia in 1754.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    6. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    7. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
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    The Fizer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Fizer Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 1 December 2014 at 14:01.

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