Last name origins & meanings:
- German (of Slavic origin): habitational name for someone from a
place called Peise near Königsberg in former East Prussia (present
name: Kaliningrad, an exclave of Russia).
- German (of Slavic
origin): occupational name from a derivative of Polish pisarz
‘scribe’, ‘clerk’ or a cognate in some other Slavic
- German: variant of Beiser.
- English: variant spelling of Peyser.
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