Anglo-Saxon name. The name was originally given to a person who worked as a maker of cuishes, which were pieces of armour to protect the thigh.
Early Origins of the Kishor family
family seat from early times.
Early History of the Kishor family
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Kishor Spelling Variations
spelling variations under which the name Kishor has appeared include Kisser, Kisere, Kissa, Kissere, Kysser, Cussere, Kishere and many more.
Early Notables of the Kishor family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kishor family to the New World and Oceana
At this time, the shores of the New World beckoned many English families that felt that the social climate in England was oppressive and lacked opportunity for change. Thousands left England at great expense in ships that were overcrowded and full of disease. A great portion of these settlers never survived the journey and even a greater number arrived sick, starving, and without a penny. The survivors, however, were often greeted with greater opportunity than they could have experienced back home. These English settlers made significant contributions to those colonies that would eventually become the United States and Canada. An examination of early immigration records and passenger ship lists revealed that people bearing the name Kishor arrived in North America very early: Ananias Krafft Kiser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732; Christoph Kiser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1732; Christoff Kiser, who came to Philadelphia in 1732.
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