Mawyer Family History

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Mawyer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Mayer. Possibly a variant of English Mawer, an occupational name for a reaper or mower, Middle English mawer(e), mower.

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


Similar surnames: Sawyer, Mayer, Maser, Hayer, Mander, Mayor, Manger, Malter, Myer

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Mawyer Family Origin

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Mawyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Renter Of Land

    20%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mawyer family was Laborer. The most common Mawyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Mawyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Renter Of Land and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mawyer.

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Mawyer Life Expectancy

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