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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Bootmaker

    10%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • Agr Labourer

    5%

In 1881, the most common Fayer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Fayer's were Agricultural Labourers. 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.

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Fayer Historical Records

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Fayer Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fayer

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