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What does Fischer mean?

Fischer Pronunciation of Fischer as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the name Fischer means "fisherman". Fischer is a variant form of Fisher (Old English): occupational name.

ASSOCIATED WITH -er, old english


RELATIONS VIA FISHER Fish, Fisscher, Visscher



Fischer Shayne (F.S.), ..

How popular is Fischer?

Fischer is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#419 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Fischer was first listed in 2006 and reached its highest rank of #1545 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fischer name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fischer outside U.S.

Which version is better?

The only other popular varying form of Fischer (#1545 VIA LATEST LIST) is Fisher (#799). These forms of Fischer were favored less than a decade ago (MEDIAN #1167) and have remained as popular to this day. Fisher is more familiar than the rest.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Fischer, Fisher in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Fischer and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Ancher, Archer, Asher, Beacher, Becher, Beecher, Butcher, Elisher, Fester, Fiachra, Fiacre, Fielder, Filmer, Fiske, Fitch, Flecher, Fletcher, Foster, Osher, Thacher, Usher, Ussher, Vischer and Wister. These names tend to be more commonly used than Fischer.

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