Fayer Family History

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Fayer Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from Yiddish fayer ‘fire’ or Yiddishized form of Feuer. English: variant of Fair.

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


Similar surnames: Mayer, Frayer, Fager, Bayer, Hayer, Sayer, Nager, Layer, Faye, Payer

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Fayer Family Origin

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Fayer Family Occupations

What did your Fayer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Bootmaker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fayer. A less common occupation for the Fayer family was Agr Labourer. The most common Fayer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Fayer's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Bootmaker

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Agr Labourer

    5%

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

Fayer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fayer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fayer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fayer. 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 Fayer. For the veterans among your Fayer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fayer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fayer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Fayer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Fayer in 1962 was 77, and 50 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fayer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fayer 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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