Eyer Family History

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Eyer Name Meaning

English: variant of Ayer. German: variant of Egger 2.

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


Similar surnames: Heyer, Eger, Wyer, Seyer, Myer, Eyler, Beyer, Meyer, Peyer, Reyer

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Eyer Family Origin

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Eyer Family Occupations

What did your Eyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Eyer family was Farmers Son. The most common Eyer occupation in Canada was School. 42% of Eyer's were Schools. School, Farmer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eyer.

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  • School

    42%
  • Farmer

    37%
  • Book Keeper

    5%
  • Farmers Son

    5%

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

Eyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Eyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Eyer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Eyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Eyer in 1951 was 40, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Eyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eyer 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.

Famous Eyer Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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