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Mayr Family History

Mayr Name Meaning

German: variant of Meyer Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer

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


Similar surnames: Mayer, Mayor, May, Mar, Mair, Bar, Mayo, Marr, Mak, Hayn

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Where is the Mayr family from?

You can see how Mayr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mayr family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Mayr families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Mayr families living in Quebec. This was about 64% of all the recorded Mayr's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Mayr families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mayr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mayr ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Mayr. 100% of Mayr men worked as a Farmer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Mayr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayr census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Mayr. 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 Cards

There are 19,000 military records available for the last name Mayr. For the veterans among your Mayr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mayr lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Mayr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mayr in 1942 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

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