Boyer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Bayer or Beyer. German: habitational name for someone from Boye (near Celle-Hannover). English: variant of Bowyer. Danish: habitational name from a place so named. The surname is also found in Norway and Sweden, probably from the same source.

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


Similar surnames: Boye, Bower, Goyer, Boler, Boner, Boyar, Bayer, Boger, Bogen, Royer

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Boyer Family Origin

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Boyer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Carpenter

    2%
  • Cotton Spinner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Boyer family was Cotton Spinner. The most common Boyer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 3% of Boyer's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Boyer.

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Boyer Historical Records

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Boyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Boyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Boyer in 1943 was 36, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Boyer

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