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

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  • Agr Lab

    5%
  • Agric Labr

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Boiler Maker

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Moyer family was Boiler Maker. Agr Lab, Agric Labr and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moyer. The most common Moyer occupation in the UK was Agr Lab. 5% of Moyer's were Agr Labs.

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Moyer Historical Records

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Moyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moyer

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