Royer Family History

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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

What did your Royer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Royer. 17% of Royer men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Royer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Royer were Truck Driver and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    17%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Clerk
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Royer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 62,000 census records available for the last name Royer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Royer 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Royer. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Royer. For the veterans among your Royer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Royer Life Expectancy

What is the average Royer lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, 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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