Puyear Family History

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Puyear Name Meaning

English: much altered variant of Perrier. Compare Puryear.

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


Similar surnames: Puryear, Buyer, Pryer, Putman, Luter, Hayer, Pyeatt, Poyer, Pear

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Puyear Family Origin

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Puyear Family Occupations

What did your Puyear ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Puyear family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Puyear. The most common Puyear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Puyear's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    10%

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

Puyear Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Puyear Life Expectancy

What is the average Puyear lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Puyear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Puyear in 1967 was 70, and 66 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Puyear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Puyear 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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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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