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Mestayer Name Meaning

French: from a medieval form of Métayer (see Metayer).

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


Similar surnames: Metayer, Master, Metoyer, Metteer, Mester, Fester, Mettler, Bester

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Mestayer Family Origin

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Mestayer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Actor

    13%
  • Barber

    13%
  • Carpenter

    13%

In 1880, Farmer, Actor and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mestayer. A less common occupation for the Mestayer family was Carpenter. The most common Mestayer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Mestayer's were Farmers.

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Mestayer Historical Records

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Mestayer Life Expectancy

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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