Buyer Family History

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Buyer Name Meaning

Altered form of German Bayer of Scottish Byer, by folk-etymological association with the English vocabulary word buyer.

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


Similar surnames: Boyer, Beyer, Guyer, Buren, Bruer, Baker, Bayerl, Biwer, Bryer, Bayer

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Buyer Family Origin

Where is the Buyer family from?

Buyer Family Occupations

What did your Buyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Clerk In Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Buyer. The most common Buyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Buyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Buyer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Clerk In Store

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Buyer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Buyer Historical Records

What Buyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Buyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Buyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Buyer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Buyer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Buyer. For the veterans among your Buyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Buyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Buyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Buyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Buyer in 1962 was 76, and 90 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Buyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Buyer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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