Wyer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wire. Irish: see Weir.

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


Similar surnames: Wyers, Myer, Dyer, Teer, Wyler, Dwyer, Eyer, Ryer, Keer, Ayler

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Wyer Family Origin

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Wyer Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Carpet Weaver

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Wyer family was Carpet Weaver. The most common Wyer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Wyer's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wyer.

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Wyer Historical Records

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Wyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Wyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Wyer in 1952 was 25, and 69 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wyer

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