Weyer Name Meaning

German: variant of Weiher. Dutch: from Middle Dutch weyen ‘to graze’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a herdsman.

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


Similar surnames: Heyer, Seyer, Wever, Meyer, Neyer, Weber, Reder, Geyer, Weyers, Weier

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Weyer Family Origin

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Weyer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Weyer family was Keeping House. The most common Weyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Weyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Weyer.

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Weyer Historical Records

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Weyer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1940 and 2004, Weyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Weyer in 1940 was 41, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weyer

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