Kyer Family History

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Kyer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Geier.

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


Similar surnames: Kyser, Hyer, Kyes, Ryer, Hymer, Fye, Ryser, Keer, Wyer, Kier

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Kyer Family Origin

Where is the Kyer family from?

Kyer Family Occupations

What did your Kyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kyer. A less common occupation for the Kyer family was Carpenter. The most common Kyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Kyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Kyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Kyer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Kyer. 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 Kyer. For the veterans among your Kyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kyer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Kyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Kyer in 1953 was 77, and 53 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kyer 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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