The name Kissere finds its origins with the ancient Anglo-Saxons
. It was given to one who worked as a person who worked as a maker of cuishes,
which were pieces of armour to protect the thigh.
Early Origins of the Kissere family
The surname Kissere was first found in Middlesex where they held a family seat
from early times.
Early History of the Kissere family
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Kissere Spelling Variations
The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations
are common among early Anglo-Saxon
names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Kissere has been recorded under many different variations, including Kisser, Kisere, Kissa, Kissere, Kysser, Cussere, Kishere and many more.
Early Notables of the Kissere family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kissere family to the New World and Oceana
For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England
made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Kissere or a variant listed above: 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.