Byer Family History

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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

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Byer Family Origin

Where is the Byer family from?

Byer Family Occupations

What did your Byer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Byer family was Farm Laber.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Scholar

    11%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Farm Laber

    3%

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.

Byer Historical Records

What Byer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Byer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Byer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Byer. For the veterans among your Byer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byer Life Expectancy

What is the average Byer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byer

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.

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