Styer Family History

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Styer Name Meaning

occupational name for someone who worked at a pigsty, a swineherd, from an agent derivative of Middle English stye ‘sty’ (Old English stig(u)). topographic from Middle English stye ‘path’ (Old English stig) + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Sayer, Styler, Hayer, Steer, Tyer, Stier, Seyer, Storer, Tyler, Tye

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Styer Family Origin

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Styer Family Occupations

What did your Styer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Styer. The most common Styer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Styer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Styer family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Cigar Maker

    3%

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

Styer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Styer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Styer 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Styer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Styer. For the veterans among your Styer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Styer Life Expectancy

What is the average Styer lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Styer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Styer in 1951 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Styer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Styer 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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