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Ayers Family History

Ayers Name Meaning
English: derivative of Ayer. The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

1,324,432 Historical Documents with Ayers on Ancestry.com
240,682 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
36,843 Military Records
8,011 Immigration Records
167,139 Census and Voter Lists
871,757 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Ayers Families

  • Number of Ayers families
     184 - 365
     62 - 183
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Ayers families
     132 - 262
     45 - 131
     1 - 44
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Ayers families
     3 - 2
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Ayers Family Origin

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Ayers Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Ayers

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Ayers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Ayers Civil War Service Records

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