Royer Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a wheelright, from Old French roier, rouwier, rouer, roer. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrod ‘renown’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Respelling of German Rauer.

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


Similar surnames: Rayer, Roger, Roder, Romer, Roser, Roper, Roker, Reder, Goyer, Voyer

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Royer Family Origin

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Royer Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    24%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Cultivateur Son

    4%

In 1881, the most common Royer occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 24% of Royer's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Royer family was Cultivateur Son. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Royer.

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Royer Historical Records

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Royer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Royer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Royer in 1940 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Royer

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