Sayers Family History

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Sayers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Sayer 1. This English name is also well established in Ireland. Irish: Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Saoghair (see Sears).

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


Similar surnames: Syers, Sayer, Sawyers, Mayers, Bayes, Byers, Sawyer, Ayers, Sanders

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Sayers Family Origin

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Sayers Family Occupations

What did your Sayers ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sayers. 32% of Sayers men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Sayers women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sayers were Farm Laborer and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Labourer
    9%
  • Laborer
    6%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    22%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Income
    6%
  • Saleslady
    6%

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

Sayers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 116,000 census records available for the last name Sayers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sayers 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Sayers. 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 13,000 military records available for the last name Sayers. For the veterans among your Sayers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sayers Life Expectancy

What is the average Sayers lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Sayers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Sayers in 1942 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sayers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sayers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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