Neyer Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen ‘to embroider’, ‘to sew’, or Yiddish neyen, ‘to sew’.

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


Similar surnames: Neier, Neher, Meyer, Seyer, Heyer, Geyer, Netzer, Weyer, Hayer, Neer

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Neyer Family Origin

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Neyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Breaker Boss

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%

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In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Breaker Boss were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neyer. The most common Neyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Neyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Neyer family was Clerk In Store.

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Neyer Historical Records

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Neyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Neyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Neyer in 1954 was 53, and 57 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neyer

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