Smyers Family History

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Smyers Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Meyer 1.

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


Similar surnames: Smyer, Severs, Myers, Swyers, Meyers, Meers, Miers, Sifers, Seyer

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Smyers Family Origin

Where is the Smyers family from?

Smyers Family Occupations

What did your Smyers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Smyers. A less common occupation for the Smyers family was Farm Laborer. The most common Smyers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Smyers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

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

Smyers Historical Records

What Smyers family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

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

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Smyers Life Expectancy

What is the average Smyers lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Smyers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Smyers in 1955 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Smyers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Smyers 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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