Poyer Name Meaning

French: possibly a nickname from a variant of Old French poier ‘power’, ‘powerful’. Possibly a variant of German Boyer.

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


Similar surnames: Goyer, Power, Payer, Royer, Poyner, Oyer, Poser, Voyer, Hayer, Moyer

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Poyer Family Origin

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Poyer Family Occupations

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  • Boot Maker

    13%
  • Fellmonger

    13%
  • Fish Merchant

    13%
  • Housekeeper

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Poyer family was Housekeeper. Boot Maker, Fellmonger and Fish Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Poyer. The most common Poyer occupation in the UK was Boot Maker. 13% of Poyer's were Boot Makers.

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Poyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Poyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Poyer in 1948 was 53, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Poyer

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