Myers Family History

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Myers Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’. English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ (see Myer 1). Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ (see Mayer 1).

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

Similar surnames: Meyers, Mayers, Miers, Myer, Ayers, Moyers, Pyers, Juers, Byers

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Myers Family Origin

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Myers Family Occupations

What did your Myers ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Myers. 38% of Myers men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Myers women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Myers were Carpenter and Farmer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Farmer

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

Myers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1 million census records available for the last name Myers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myers 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 75,000 immigration records available for the last name Myers. 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 224,000 military records available for the last name Myers. For the veterans among your Myers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myers Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Myers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Myers in 1940 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

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