Hyer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heier, Hayer, or Heyer.

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


Similar surnames: Hyser, Hyzer, Kyer, Heyer, Hymer, Hyler, Haer, Ryer, Her, Fye

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Hyer Family Origin

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Hyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyer. The most common Hyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Hyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hyer family was Carpenter.

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Hyer Historical Records

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Hyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1955 and 2004, Hyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyer in 1955 was 47, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyer

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