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Byr Family History

Byr Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Bye, Cyr, Bar, Bur, Byl, Bir, Bor, Ber, Byk, Byrn

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Where is the Byr family from?

You can see how Byr families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Byr family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 5 Byr families living in Wisconsin. This was about 63% of all the recorded Byr's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Byr families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Byr surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Byr ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 327 census records available for the last name Byr. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Byr 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 78 immigration records available for the last name Byr. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 23 military records available for the last name Byr. For the veterans among your Byr ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Byr lifespan?

Average Byr life expectancy in 1999 was 74 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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