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Styer Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who worked at a pigsty, a swineherd, from an agent derivative of Middle English stye ‘sty’ (Old English stig(u)). topographic from Middle English stye ‘path’ (Old English stig) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Sayer, Styler, Hayer, Steer, Tyer, Stier, Seyer, Storer, Tyler, Tye

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Where is the Styer family from?

You can see how Styer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Styer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Styer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 8 Styer families living in London. This was about 50% of all the recorded Styer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Styer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Styer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Styer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dental Surgeon and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Styer. 100% of Styer men worked as a Dental Surgeon and 100% of Styer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Dental Surgeon
    100%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    100%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Styer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Styer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Styer. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Styer. For the veterans among your Styer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Styer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Styer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Styer in 1951 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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