Bryers Family History

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Bryers Name Meaning

English: variant of Brier. German: Americanized form of Breuer.

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

Similar surnames: Byers, Bryer, Bryars, Brier, Boyers, Bayers, Breer, Beyers, Cryer

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Bryers Family Origin

Where is the Bryers family from?

Bryers Family Occupations

What did your Bryers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bryers occupation in the UK was Farmer. 12% of Bryers's were Farmers. Farmer, Annuitant and Agl Labr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bryers. A less common occupation for the Bryers family was Agricultural Labourer.

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  • Farmer

  • Annuitant

  • Agl Labr

  • Agricultural Labourer


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bryers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bryers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Bryers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bryers 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 690 immigration records available for the last name Bryers. 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 533 military records available for the last name Bryers. For the veterans among your Bryers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bryers Life Expectancy

What is the average Bryers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Bryers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Bryers in 1963 was 66, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bryers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bryers 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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