Beyer Family History

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Beyer Name Meaning

German, Dutch, Scandinavian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Bayer.

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

Similar surnames: Beier, Meyer, Beder, Bayer, Weyer, Bever, Beye, Seyer, Neyer, Boyer

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Beyer Family Origin

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Beyer Family Occupations

What did your Beyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Beyer. 50% of Beyer men worked as a General Labourer and 72% of Beyer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beyer were Bricklayer and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Bricklayer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife

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

Beyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 81,000 census records available for the last name Beyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beyer 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 22,000 immigration records available for the last name Beyer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 34,000 military records available for the last name Beyer. For the veterans among your Beyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Beyer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Beyer in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beyer 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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