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Byer Family History

Byer Name Meaning
Scottish: variant of Byers.

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

81,846 Historical Documents with Byer on Ancestry.com
19,259 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,911 Military Records
2,142 Immigration Records
24,931 Census and Voter Lists
32,603 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Byer Families

  • Number of Byer families
     57 - 112
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Byer families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Byer families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Byer census records

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Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

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Byer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Byer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Byer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Byer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Byer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Byer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Byer census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Byer ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Byer Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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