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Payeur Name Meaning

French: occupational name for an official responsible for settling accounts, from Old French payeur ‘one who pays (money)’ (agent derivative of paie ‘payment’ from Late Latin pacare ‘to appease, requite’).

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


Similar surnames: Paye, Sayer, Hayer, Prieur, Paver, Paylor, Rayer, Ayer, Mayer, Player

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Payeur Family Origin

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Payeur Family Occupations

What did your Payeur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Payeur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Payeur's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    100%

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

Payeur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Payeur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Payeur 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Payeur. 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 Payeur. For the veterans among your Payeur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Payeur Life Expectancy

What is the average Payeur lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Payeur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Payeur in 1959 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Payeur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Payeur 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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