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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Moyer

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  • A submission from New York, U.S. says the name Moyer means "Son of the steward" and is of German origin.
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Moyer

Sonny Bupp was an actor and businessman. His most notable accomplishments were from 1934 to 1943. Sonny was given the name Moyer MacClaren Bupp on January 10th, 1928 in New York City. He died on November 1st, 2007.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Moyer

Stephen Moyer is an actor and director. He has had major accomplishments since 1993. Stephen was given the name Stephen John Emery on October 11th, 1969 in Brentwood, Essex. Stephen is also known as Emery and Stephen John.


Jamie Moyer is a baseball player. Jamie was born on November 18th, 1962 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania.


John Moyer is an alternative metal and heavy metal music bassist. He plays Bass guitar, Music Man StingRay, and Vocals. He was most active from 1990 to present. John was given the name John Robert Moyer on November 30th, 1973 in El Paso, Texas, United States.


Paul Moyer is a journalist and journalism. Paul was born on August 1st, 1941 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.


Tawny Moyer is an actor and actress. Tawny was born on March 30th, 1957.


Jack Thomson Moyer was a scientist. Jack was born on March 7th, 1929 in Kansas, United States. He died on January 10th, 2004.


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International Interest for Moyer

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Moyer as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Moyer U.S.
  White 93.37% 64.26%
  African American 2.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.34% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.91% 16.26%

Of Last Name Moyer

People with the last name Moyer are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Moyer

  • How Popular is the name Moyer? Moyer is the 62,671st most popular name of all time. As a last name Moyer was the 935th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Moyer have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19 babies born with the first name Moyer in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Moyer? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1918 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Moyer first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Moyer is Tuesday, May 13th, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Moyer born? The highest recorded use of the first name Moyer was in 1921 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Moyer Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Moyer is not a popular baby boy's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, only 7 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Moyer: Your name in reverse order is Reyom. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rmeoy. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Moyer? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 37,050 people with the last name Moyer.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Moyer? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 13 of them will have Moyer as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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