Loyer Family History

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Loyer Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a keeper of geese, oier. Dutch ((de) Loyer): occupational name for a tanner, Dutch looier.

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

Similar surnames: Loye, Layer, Goyer, Royer, Loder, Lober, Coyer, Bloyer, Noyer, Voyer

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Loyer Family Origin

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Loyer Family Occupations

What did your Loyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Loyer. 29% of Loyer men worked as a Journalier and 11% of Loyer women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Loyer were Farmer and Binder

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
  • Labourer
  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
  • Seamstress
  • Servante
  • Binder

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Loyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Loyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loyer 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 913 immigration records available for the last name Loyer. 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 825 military records available for the last name Loyer. For the veterans among your Loyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Loyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Loyer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Loyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Loyer in 1956 was 74, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Loyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Loyer 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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