Byerly Family History

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Byerly Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places called Birley, in Derbyshire and Herefordshire, or from Bierley in West Yorkshire (see Bierley). Americanized spelling of German Beierle.

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

Similar surnames: Bierly, Beery, Berry, Byers, Eyerly, Overly, Byerley, Berley, Berl

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Byerly Family Origin

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Byerly Family Occupations

What did your Byerly ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Byerly occupation in the UK was Carver & Gilder (3 Men, 1 Boy). 33% of Byerly's were Carver & Gilder (3 Men, 1 Boy)s. Carver & Gilder (3 Men, 1 Boy) and Commercial Clerk were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Byerly. A less common occupation for the Byerly family was Smith.

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  • Carver & Gilder (3 Men, 1 Boy)

  • Commercial Clerk

  • Smith


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

Byerly Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Byerly. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byerly 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 924 immigration records available for the last name Byerly. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Byerly. For the veterans among your Byerly ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byerly Life Expectancy

What is the average Byerly lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Byerly life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Byerly in 1943 was 30, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Byerly

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byerly 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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