Ryer Name Meaning

Perhaps an Americanized spelling of Rei(h)er. English? UK 4

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


Similar surnames: Pryer, Cryer, Fryer, Dryer, Bryer, Rye, Ryder, Ryel, Hyer, Ryner

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Ryer Family Origin

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Ryer Family Occupations

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  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ryer family was Butcher. Keeping House, Farmer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ryer. The most common Ryer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 9% of Ryer's were Keeping Houses.

Source: Census data for Ryer | Data not to scale

Ryer Historical Records

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Ryer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ryer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ryer in 1953 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ryer

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