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Weyer Family History

Weyer Name Meaning
German: variant of Weiher.Dutch: from Middle Dutch weyen ‘to graze’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman.

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

92,212 Historical Documents with Weyer on Ancestry.com
31,472 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,551 Military Records
3,632 Immigration Records
12,730 Census and Voter Lists
40,827 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Weyer Families

  • Number of Weyer families
     26 - 50
     9 - 25
     1 - 8
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Weyer families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Weyer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Weyer census records

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Weyer Family Origin

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Weyer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Weyer

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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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Weyer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Weyer census records

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Weyer Civil War Service Records

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