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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

What did your Seyer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cabinet Maker

    25%
  • Journeyn Tailor

    25%
  • Laundress

    25%
  • Surveyor And Builder

    25%

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

Seyer Historical Records

What Seyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Seyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Seyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Seyer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Seyer. 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 Seyer. For the veterans among your Seyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Seyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Seyer lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Seyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Seyer 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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