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Neyer Name Meaning

German, Swiss, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen ‘to embroider’, ‘to sew’, or Yiddish neyen, ‘to sew’.

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


Similar surnames: Neier, Neher, Meyer, Seyer, Heyer, Geyer, Netzer, Weyer, Hayer, Neer

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Neyer Family Origin

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Neyer Family Occupations

What did your Neyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Baker and Breaker Boss were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neyer. A less common occupation for the Neyer family was Clerk In Store. The most common Neyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Neyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    7%
  • Breaker Boss

    7%
  • Clerk In Store

    7%

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

Neyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neyer 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 Neyer

Passenger List

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

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Neyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Neyer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Neyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Neyer in 1954 was 53, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neyer 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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