Fisher Family History

Meaning of surname: Fisher

Fisher (German: Fischer) is an occupational name for one who obtained his living by fishing. In Ireland it is the anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin 'descendant of Bradán', a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. The Gaelic name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher. Also the Celtic name Mac an Iascair in Ireland or MacInesker in Scotland was also translated to Fisher.

We found 6,936,692 Genealogy and Family History Records for Fisher in our Newspaper Archive.

Details for Fisher surname:

6,767,182 Digital Copies of Newspapers
67,266 Pictures of Obituaries
15,183 Government Documents
362 Historical Books
86,699 Social Security Death Records

Fisher Surname

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