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Amyer Family History

Amyer Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ayer, Amber, Ammer, Myer, Amer, Smyer, Sayer, Asker, Alger, Layer

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Where is the Amyer family from?

You can see how Amyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Amyer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Amyer families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 6 Amyer families living in Yorkshire. This was about 86% of all the recorded Amyer's in United Kingdom. Yorkshire had the highest population of Amyer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Amyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Amyer ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Amyer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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Census Records

There are 102 census records available for the last name Amyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 21 immigration records available for the last name Amyer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 11 military records available for the last name Amyer. For the veterans among your Amyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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