Peyer Name Meaning

South German: variant of Beyer or Bayer.

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


Similar surnames: Beyer, Payer, Meyer, Seyer, Heyer, Peper, Peyser, Peer, Poyer, Eyer

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Peyer Family Origin

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Peyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Confectioner

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Harness Maker

    8%

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In 1880, Farmer, Confectioner and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peyer. The most common Peyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Peyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peyer family was Harness Maker.

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Peyer Historical Records

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Peyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Peyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Peyer in 1954 was 40, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peyer

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