Fisher family crest

The surname Fisher is of occupational origin deriving from the Old English term fiscere meaning a fisherman. The surname fisher is found throughout Europe in various spellings.  In Ireland it is the anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Bradáin  meaning 'descendant of Bradán', a personal name meaning ‘salmon’. This name was sometimes translated into English as Salmon or Fisher. The Celtic name Mac an Iascair in Ireland or MacInesker in Scotland also translates to Fisher. The German version of the surname is Fischer. The name Fisher is first recorded in England in the 11th Century with a reference in the Domesday Book in 1086. The name Fisher is the 100th most popular in the United States with 200,000 bearers.

Fisher family crest pendant


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