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Byars Family History

Byars Name Meaning
Scottish: variant spelling of Byers.Possibly also an Americanized spelling of German Bayer.

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

240,160 Historical Documents with Byars on Ancestry.com
36,707 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,038 Military Records
995 Immigration Records
22,635 Census and Voter Lists
173,785 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Byars Families

  • Number of Byars families
     54 - 106
     19 - 53
     1 - 18
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Byars families
     15 - 28
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Byars families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Byars census records

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Byars Family Origin

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Byars Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Byars

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Byars Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Byars census records

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Byars Civil War Service Records

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