Tyer Family History

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Tyer Name Meaning

from the Continental Germanic personal name Theudhard, Old French Thiart, composed of theod ‘people’, ‘race’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’. perhaps a topographic name from a derivative of Middle English tye ‘common pasture’.

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


Similar surnames: Tye, Dyer, Myer, Styer, Tyrer, Lier, Ayer, Tyler, Hayer, Omer

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Tyer Family Origin

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Tyer Family Occupations

What did your Tyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tyer. A less common occupation for the Tyer family was Carpenter. The most common Tyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 55% of Tyer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

Tyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Tyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tyer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Tyer. 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 Tyer. For the veterans among your Tyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Tyer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tyer in 1949 was 29, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tyer 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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