Syers Name Meaning

English: from Middle English sire, sier ‘master’ (Old French sire), hence a status name for the master of a household or group of apprentices, or a nickname for an elderly man or perhaps a pompous or domineering person.

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


Similar surnames: Byers, Sayers, Dyer, Myers, Sperr, Pyers, Ayers, Wyers, Swyers, Serr

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Syers Family Origin

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Syers Family Occupations

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  • Merchant

    6%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • An Upholster

    3%
  • Annuitant

    3%

In 1881, Merchant, Agricultural Labourer and An Upholster were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Syers. The most common Syers occupation in the UK was Merchant. 6% of Syers's were Merchants. A less common occupation for the Syers family was Annuitant.

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Syers Historical Records

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Syers Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, Syers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Syers in 1963 was 75, and 89 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Syers

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