Byers Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: topographic name for someone who lived by a cattleshed, Middle English byre, or a habitational name with the same meaning, from any of several places named with Old English b¯re, for example Byers Green in County Durham or Byres near Edinburgh. Americanized spelling of German Bayers.

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


Similar surnames: Beers, Syers, Byars, Boyer, Byas, Byerly, Bryers, Biers, Moers, Boers

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Byers Family Origin

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Byers Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Byers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Byers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Byers family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byers.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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Byers Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Byers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Byers in 1940 was 51, and 74 in 2004.

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