Byerley Family History

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Byerley Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Byerly. In England this is the more frequent spelling.

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

Similar surnames: Berley, Byrley, Byerly, Sherley, Kerley, Beesley, Brearley, Beezley

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Byerley Family Origin

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Byerley Family Occupations

What did your Byerley ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Coal Merchant, Farmer and Army Contractor For Bread & Forage were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byerley. A less common occupation for the Byerley family was Baker (Retired). The most common Byerley occupation in the UK was Coal Merchant. 8% of Byerley's were Coal Merchants.

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  • Coal Merchant

  • Farmer

  • Army Contractor For Bread & Forage

  • Baker (Retired)


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

Byerley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Byerley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byerley 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 434 immigration records available for the last name Byerley. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Byerley. For the veterans among your Byerley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byerley Life Expectancy

What is the average Byerley lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Byerley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Byerley in 1951 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byerley

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byerley 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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