Coyer Name Meaning

French: according to Morlet, from a derivative of Latin cos, genitive cotis, denoting the pouch where a reaper kept a whetstone for sharpening his sickle, hence a metonymic occupational name for a reaper or mower.

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


Similar surnames: Cryer, Cover, Moyer, Goyer, Voyer, Conyer, Oyer, Loyer, Coyner, Comer

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Coyer Family Origin

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Coyer Family Occupations

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  • Professor Of French

    100%

In 1881, the most common Coyer occupation in the UK was Professor Of French. 100% of Coyer's were Professor Of Frenchs.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Coyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Coyer in 1943 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

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