Cryer Family History
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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