Chayer Family History

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Chayer Name Meaning

French: according to Morlet, a derivative of Chaye, which represents Latin cavea ‘cave’, as found in the name of the church Saint-Crespin-en-Chaye at Soissons, Aisne.

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


Similar surnames: Hayer, Cryer, Cater, Chaney, Brayer, Cramer, Player, Char, Ayer

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Chayer Family Origin

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Chayer Family Occupations

What did your Chayer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chayer family was Blacksmith. The most common Chayer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Chayer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and None were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chayer.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    23%
  • None

    15%
  • Blacksmith

    8%

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

Chayer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Chayer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chayer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Chayer. 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 Chayer. For the veterans among your Chayer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chayer Life Expectancy

What is the average Chayer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Chayer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Chayer in 1960 was 30, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Chayer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Chayer 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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