Moyer Family History

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Moyer Name Meaning

Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’. Americanized form of German Meyer 1. Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper.

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


Similar surnames: Meyer, Moyers, Goyer, Dyer, Mayer, Moder, Roger, Coyer, Moher, Mower

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Moyer Family Origin

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Moyer Family Occupations

What did your Moyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Incapacitated and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Moyer. 50% of Moyer men worked as an Incapacitated and 86% of Moyer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Moyer were Plasterer and Unpaid Household Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Incapacitated
    50%
  • Plasterer
    50%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    86%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Private Means
    5%
  • Unpaid Household Duties
    5%

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

Moyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 171,000 census records available for the last name Moyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moyer 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Moyer. 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 35,000 military records available for the last name Moyer. For the veterans among your Moyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Moyer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Moyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moyer in 1944 was 27, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moyer 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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