Bleyer Family History

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Bleyer Name Meaning

German (also found in Sweden): occupational name for a lead miner (see Bley).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bleier, Boyer, Bloyer, Beer, Blender, Kreyer, Bieler, Heyer, Blyler

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Bleyer Family Origin

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Bleyer Family Occupations

What did your Bleyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bleyer family was Butcher. Farmer, Merchant and Basket Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bleyer. The most common Bleyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 9% of Bleyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Basket Maker

  • Butcher


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

Bleyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bleyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bleyer. 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 Card

There are 955 military records available for the last name Bleyer. For the veterans among your Bleyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bleyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Bleyer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bleyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bleyer in 1961 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bleyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bleyer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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