Last name: FISCHER

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FISCHER : This last name is indexed 1,580,536 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

FISCHER : 1: German Danish and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a fisherman from Middle High German visch German Fisch ‘fish’ + the agent suffix -er. This form of the surname is also established in some other parts of Europe notably in France (Alsace and Lorraine) Hungary and the Netherlands. In Poland Czechia Croatia and Slovenia it is (also) established in the Slavicized forms Fiszer (Polish) and Fišer (see Fiser). Compare Fisher.2: Scottish: variant of Fisher.

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