Ayers Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer. The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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


Similar surnames: Ayer, Myers, Akers, Byers, Mayers, Syers, Agers, Ayars, Sayers, Pyers

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Ayers Family Origin

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Ayers Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ayers family was Carpenter. The most common Ayers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Ayers's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ayers.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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Ayers Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, Ayers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ayers in 1941 was 21, and 74 in 2004.

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