Byer Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Byers.

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


Similar surnames: Bier, Byers, Buyer, Eyer, Wyer, Bryer, Tier, Boyer, Beyer, Buer

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Byer Family Origin

Where is the Byer family from?

SHOW MORE

Byer Family Occupations

What did your Byer ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Scholar

    11%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Laber

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Byer family was Farm Laber. The most common Byer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Byer's were Farmers. Farmer, Scholar and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byer.

Source: Census data for Byer | Data not to scale

Byer Historical Records

What Byer family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Byer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Byer

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Byer Life Expectancy

What is the average Byer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byer 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Byer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Byer in 1944 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byer

Famous Byer Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Look up another name