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Voyer Family History

Voyer Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a legal official, Old French voyer, from Latin vicarius.

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


Similar surnames: Royer, Coyer, Loyer, Oyer, Goyer, Poyer, Hayer, Loye, Moyer, Noyer

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Where is the Voyer family from?

You can see how Voyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Voyer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Voyer families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 30 Voyer families living in Massachusetts. This was about 28% of all the recorded Voyer's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Voyer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Voyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Voyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Voyer. 15% of Voyer men worked as a Salesman and 43% of Voyer women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Voyer were Laborer and Salesgirl.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Salesman
    15%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Laborer
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    43%
  • Teacher
    29%
  • Salesgirl
    29%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Voyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Voyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Voyer. 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 Cards

There are 611 military records available for the last name Voyer. For the veterans among your Voyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Voyer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Voyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Voyer in 1959 was 47, and 84 in 2004.

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