Myer Name Meaning

occupational name from Old French mire ‘physician’. topographic name from Middle English mire ‘marsh’ (Old Norse mýrr) . variant of Mayer 1.

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

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Myer Family Origin

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Myer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Myer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Myer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Myer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Myer.

Source: Census data for Myer | Data not to scale

Myer Historical Records

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Myer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Myer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Myer in 1943 was 22, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myer

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