Mayher Family History

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Mayher Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Irish Maher.

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

Similar surnames: Layher, Mayner, Mahar, Mayne, Maher, Cather, Mathew, Maier, Gayer

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Mayher Family Origin

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Mayher Family Occupations

What did your Mayher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mayher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Mayher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayher. A less common occupation for the Mayher family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Keeping House


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

Mayher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Mayher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayher 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 456 immigration records available for the last name Mayher. 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 452 military records available for the last name Mayher. For the veterans among your Mayher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayher Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayher lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Mayher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mayher in 1962 was 75, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayher 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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