Coyer Name Meaning

French: according to Morlet, from a derivative of Latin cos, genitive cotis, denoting the pouch where a reaper kept a whetstone for sharpening his sickle, hence a metonymic occupational name for a reaper or mower.

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

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Coyer Family Origin

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Coyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Farm Laborer

    11%
  • Boatman

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Coyer family was Boatman. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coyer. The most common Coyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Coyer's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Coyer | Data not to scale

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Coyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, Coyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Coyer in 1943 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coyer

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