Oyer Name Meaning

French: from the Old French agent derivative of oie ‘goose’, denoting someone who sold geese or roast meat.

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


Similar surnames: Goyer, Hayer, Over, Ayer, Poyer, Coyer, Loye, Royer, Voyer, Tyer

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Oyer Family Origin

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Oyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Oyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Oyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Oyer family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Oyer.

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Oyer Historical Records

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Oyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Oyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Oyer in 1951 was 43, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Oyer

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