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Royer Family History

Royer Name Meaning
English and French: occupational name for a wheelright, from Old French roier, rouwier, rouer, roer.French: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrod ‘renown’ + hari, heri ‘army’.Respelling of German Rauer. kh.

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

477,341 Historical Documents with Royer on Ancestry.com
101,684 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,691 Military Records
5,122 Immigration Records
60,480 Census and Voter Lists
301,364 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Royer Families

  • Number of Royer families
     197 - 392
     66 - 196
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Royer families
     28 - 53
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Royer families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Royer census records

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Royer Family Origin

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Royer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Royer

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Royer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Royer census records

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Royer Civil War Service Records

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