Guyer Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Old French guyour ‘guide’ (see Guy 2). Americanized spelling of German Geyer. Swiss German: from a contraction of the expression gut Jahr (‘good year’) which as a greeting in rural Switzerland meant ‘I wish you a good harvest this year’.

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


Similar surnames: Goyer, Guier, Geyer, Hayer, Guye, Gager, Gunter, Boyer, Luter, Zuber

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Guyer Family Origin

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Guyer Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    33%
  • Farm Labourer

    33%
  • Lawyer

    33%

In 1881, the most common Guyer occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Guyer's were Carpenters. Carpenter and Farm Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Guyer. A less common occupation for the Guyer family was Lawyer.

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Guyer Historical Records

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Guyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Guyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Guyer in 1940 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guyer

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