Myers Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): patronymic from Mayer 1, i.e. ‘son of the mayor’. English: patronymic from mire ‘physician’ (see Myer 1). Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Midhir, probably a variant of Ó Meidhir ‘mayor’ (see Mayer 1).

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


Similar surnames: Meyers, Mayers, Miers, Myer, Ayers, Moyers, Pyers, Juers, Byers

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Myers Family Origin

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Myers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Joiner

    2%

In 1881, the most common Myers occupation in the UK was Farmer. 3% of Myers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Myers family was Joiner. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Myers.

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Myers Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Myers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Myers in 1940 was 33, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myers

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