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Mezyer Family History

Mezyer 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: Meyer, Mezger, Messer, Mayer, Metzner, Medler, Heyer, Mercer, Geyer

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Where is the Mezyer family from?

You can see how Mezyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mezyer family name was found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 2 Mezyer families living in New Jersey. This was about 67% of all the recorded Mezyer's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Mezyer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Mezyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Mezyer ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 10 census records available for the last name Mezyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mezyer 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 10 immigration records available for the last name Mezyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Mezyer. For the veterans among your Mezyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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