Seyer Name Meaning

North German: occupational name for a farm laborer, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German seien ‘to sow’. Dutch: variant of de Sayer ‘the serge weaver’ or ‘the sower’ (see Sayer 8 and 9).

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


Similar surnames: Sayer, Heyer, Meyer, Neyer, Weyer, Geyer, Styer, Seher, Hayer, Sever

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Seyer Family Origin

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Seyer Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Journeyn Tailor

    25%
  • Laundress

    25%
  • Surveyor And Builder

    25%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Seyer family was Surveyor And Builder. Cabinet Maker, Journeyn Tailor and Laundress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Seyer. The most common Seyer occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 25% of Seyer's were Cabinet Makers.

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Seyer Historical Records

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Seyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Seyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Seyer in 1965 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seyer

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