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Moyer Family History

Moyer Name Meaning
Irish: possibly a shortened form of MacMoyer, Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir ‘son of the steward’, from maor ‘steward’. Many English (not Irish) bearers in IGI.Americanized form of German Meyer 1.Dutch: occupational name for a mower or reaper. DEBIGI Continental bearers are northern French rather than Dutch.

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

949,262 Historical Documents with Moyer on Ancestry.com
172,908 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
31,668 Military Records
7,128 Immigration Records
166,126 Census and Voter Lists
571,432 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Moyer Families

  • Number of Moyer families
     1,587 - 3,172
     530 - 1,586
     1 - 529
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Moyer families
     24 - 46
     9 - 23
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Moyer families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Moyer census records

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Moyer Family Origin

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Moyer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Moyer

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Moyer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Moyer census records

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Moyer Civil War Service Records

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