Tyer Family History

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Tyer Name Meaning

from the Continental Germanic personal name Theudhard, Old French Thiart, composed of theod ‘people’, ‘race’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. perhaps a topographic name from a derivative of Middle English tye ‘common pasture’.

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

Similar surnames: Tye, Dyer, Myer, Styer, Tyrer, Lier, Ayer, Tyler, Hayer, Omer

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Tyer Family Origin

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Tyer Family Occupations

What did your Tyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tyer. 25% of Tyer men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Tyer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tyer were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Seamstress
  • Housekeeper
  • Stenographer

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

Tyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Tyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tyer 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 817 immigration records available for the last name Tyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Tyer. For the veterans among your Tyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tyer in 1949 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

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