Pryer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Prior. Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname.

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


Similar surnames: Cryer, Pryor, Prier, Ryer, Payer, Bryer, Fryer, Pryce, Bryers, Dryer

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Pryer Family Origin

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Pryer Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pryer family was Keeping House. The most common Pryer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Pryer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pryer.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Pryer Historical Records

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Pryer Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, Pryer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Pryer in 1961 was 63, and 64 in 2004.

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