Byrer Family History

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Byrer Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Beurer, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Beuren, from Old High German bur ‘small dwelling’ (see Bauer).

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

Similar surnames: Buren, Burger, Berner, Boyer, Byers, Forer, Buser, Bores, Bruer

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Byrer Family Origin

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Byrer Family Occupations

What did your Byrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Byrer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Byrer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Byrer. A less common occupation for the Byrer family was Baptist Minister.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Baptist Minister


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

Byrer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 245 immigration records available for the last name Byrer. 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 279 military records available for the last name Byrer. For the veterans among your Byrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Byrer Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Byrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Byrer in 1962 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Byrer 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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