Cryer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a town crier, one whose job was to make public announcements in a loud voice, from Middle English, Old French criere (a derivative of Old French crier ‘to cry aloud’, Latin quiritare). Americanized spelling of German Kreyer or the Swiss variant Kreier.

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


Similar surnames: Dryer, Carver, Comer, Hayer, Coyer, Cayer, Cater, Fryer, Crye, Pryer

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Cryer Family Origin

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Cryer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Cotton Weaver

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Cryer family was Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cryer. The most common Cryer occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Cryer's were Farmers.

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Cryer Historical Records

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Cryer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Cryer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Cryer in 1956 was 45, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cryer

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