Leyrer Family History

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Leyrer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a player on the lyre, from an agent derivative of Middle High German lire ‘lyre’ (from Latin lyra, from Greek). Subsequently, this came to be a nickname for a slow, boring person.

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

Similar surnames: Lepper, Lerner, Lehrer, Heyer, Lehner, Leimer, Geyer, Leiser, Seyer

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Leyrer Family Origin

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Leyrer Family Occupations

What did your Leyrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Machinist and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leyrer. 8% of Leyrer men worked as a Machinist and 9% of Leyrer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leyrer were Medical Doctor and Binder

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Machinist
  • Laborer
  • Assembler
  • Medical Doctor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Auditor
  • Bark Winder
  • Binder

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Leyrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Leyrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leyrer 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Leyrer. 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 873 military records available for the last name Leyrer. For the veterans among your Leyrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Leyrer Life Expectancy

What is the average Leyrer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Leyrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Leyrer in 1954 was 44, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leyrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leyrer 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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