Royer Name Meaning

English and French: occupational name for a wheelright, from Old French roier, rouwier, rouer, roer. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of hrod ‘renown’ + hari, heri ‘army’. Respelling of German Rauer.

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


Similar surnames: Rayer, Roger, Roder, Romer, Roser, Roper, Roker, Reder, Goyer, Voyer

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Royer Family Origin

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Royer Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Royer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Royer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Royer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Royer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Royer Historical Records

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Royer Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Royer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Royer in 1940 was 32, and 72 in 2004.

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