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Moyers Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Mayer with an excrescent -s. Dutch: variant of Moyer 3, or of Moyaers, a nickname for a dandy, from a derivative of Middle Dutch moy, moeie ‘fine’, ‘handsome’. Shortened form of Irish MacMoyers (see Moyer).

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


Similar surnames: Moyer, Meyers, Moye, Mayers, Myers, Meyer, Moers, Miers, Moes, Bryers

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Moyers Family Origin

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Moyers Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    31%
  • Farmer

    23%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Blacksmith & Publican

    8%

In 1881, Blacksmith, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moyers. A less common occupation for the Moyers family was Blacksmith & Publican. The most common Moyers occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 31% of Moyers's were Blacksmiths.

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Moyers Historical Records

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Moyers Life Expectancy

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