Neyer Family History

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Neyer Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen ‘to embroider’, ‘to sew’, or Yiddish neyen, ‘to sew’.

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

Similar surnames: Neier, Neher, Meyer, Seyer, Heyer, Geyer, Netzer, Weyer, Hayer, Neer

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Neyer Family Origin

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Neyer Family Occupations

What did your Neyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Chartening Clerk coal Salesm and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Neyer. 34% of Neyer men worked as a Chartening Clerk coal Salesm and 50% of Neyer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neyer were Royal Air Force Vobenteel Re and Student

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Chartening Clerk coal Salesm
  • L M S Hotel Head Waiter
  • Royal Air Force Vobenteel Re

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • None
  • Student

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

Neyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Neyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Neyer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Neyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Neyer in 1954 was 53, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neyer 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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