Moyers Family History

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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

What did your Moyers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Moyers occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 31% of Moyers's were Blacksmiths. 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.

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  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith & Publican


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Moyers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Moyers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Moyers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moyers 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Moyers. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Moyers. For the veterans among your Moyers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moyers Life Expectancy

What is the average Moyers lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Moyers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Moyers in 1945 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moyers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moyers 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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