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Saayer Family History

Saayer 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: Sayer, Sawyer, Salyer, Stayer, Layer, Mayer, Hayer, Saar, Salter

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Where is the Saayer family from?

Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Saayer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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What did your Saayer ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 21 census records available for the last name Saayer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Saayer 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 immigration records available for the last name Saayer. 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 Saayer. For the veterans among your Saayer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Saayer lifespan?

Average Saayer life expectancy in 1978 was 58 years. This was lower than the general public life expectancy which was 70.

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