Goyer Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a maker of bill hooks or vine knives, from an agent derivative of goy (Goy). Dutch: habitational name for someone from Het Gooi area of the Netherlands. This is a common name in the Albany area, as many settlers came from that area. Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Geuer, a variant of Gauer.

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


Similar surnames: Gower, Boyer, Moyer, Guyer, Goy, Comer, Hayer, Royer, Loyer, Kober

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Goyer Family Origin

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Goyer Family Occupations

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  • Fitter In Raily Works (Carriage)

    20%
  • P O Letter Carrier

    20%
  • Railway Agent (Carrier)

    20%
  • Railway Clerk

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Goyer family was Railway Clerk. The most common Goyer occupation in the UK was Fitter In Raily Works (Carriage). 20% of Goyer's were Fitter In Raily Works (Carriage)s. Fitter In Raily Works (Carriage), P O Letter Carrier and Railway Agent (Carrier) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Goyer.

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Goyer Historical Records

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Goyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Goyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Goyer in 1946 was 44, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Goyer

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