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Bleyer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a lead miner (see Bley ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Bleier, Boyer, Bloyer, Beer, Blender, Kreyer, Bieler, Heyer, Blyler

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Where is the Bleyer family from?

You can see how Bleyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bleyer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bleyer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Bleyer families living in Delaware. This was 100% of all the recorded Bleyer's in USA. Delaware had the highest population of Bleyer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bleyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bleyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Bleyer. 30% of Bleyer men worked as a Salesman. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bleyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bleyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Bleyer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 955 military records available for the last name Bleyer. For the veterans among your Bleyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bleyer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bleyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bleyer in 1961 was 63, and 77 in 2004.

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