Mayr Name Meaning

German, Czech (Maýr), and Slovak (Majer): variant of Meyer 1. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Meyer 2.

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

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Mayr Family Origin

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Mayr Family Occupations

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  • Carpenter

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Cigar Maker

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mayr family was Cigar Maker. Carpenter, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayr. The most common Mayr occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 20% of Mayr's were Carpenters.

Source: Census data for Mayr | Data not to scale

Mayr Historical Records

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Mayr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Mayr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Mayr in 1942 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayr

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