Thayer Family History & Genealogy

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Thayer Last Name History & Origin

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Updated Nov 17, 2020

Summary

I am the Family Historian/Genealogist for the Thayer Families Association and the Author of A Comprehensive Genealogy of the Thayer Family of America. I have the genealogical information of over 77,000 Thayers in my database and am currently in the process of publishing my 10th volume on the Thayer family. See ThayerFamilies.org for more information. I have the history of the Thayer family going back to 1500 in Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England. -Patricia Thayer Muno

History

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Name Origin

The Thayer surname is derived from the Saxon word "Tayer" meaning a person who worked in leather.

Spellings & Pronunciations

Tayer, Theyer, Thair, etc.

Nationality & Ethnicity

Thornbury, Gloucestershire, England

Famous People named Thayer

General Sylvanus Thayer ("Father of West Point Military academy") is the most famous, but there are too many to list here!

Early Thayers

These are the earliest records we have of the Thayer family.

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1612 - 1690 1612 - 1690
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1625 - Feb 7, 1698 1625 - 1698
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1648 - Aug 6, 1717 1648 - 1717
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1661 - 1743 1661 - 1743
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1727 - Unknown 1727 - ?
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1728 - Unknown 1728 - ?
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1737 - Apr 8, 1802 1737 - 1802
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1752 - Mar 4, 1816 1752 - 1816
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1754 - Unknown 1754 - ?
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1755 - Unknown 1755 - ?

Thayer Family Members

Thayer Family Tree

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Most Common First Names

Sample of 20 Thayer Biographies

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Mar 14, 1872 - Unknown 1872 - ?
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Jun 23, 1905 - Nov 22, 1993 1905 - 1993
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Aug 16, 1900 - Jan 8, 1988 1900 - 1988
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Sep 12, 1907 - Mar 1985 1907 - 1985
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Sep 6, 1894 - Feb 1969 1894 - 1969
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Apr 4, 1909 - May 28, 1999 1909 - 1999
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Mar 26, 1924 - May 14, 2011 1924 - 2011
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Oct 25, 1899 - Feb 1969 1899 - 1969
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Jul 26, 1952 - Aug 1972 1952 - 1972
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Jun 20, 1923 - Oct 1973 1923 - 1973
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Feb 11, 1924 - Jan 2, 2001 1924 - 2001
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Jun 27, 1907 - Jan 1983 1907 - 1983
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Dec 11, 1907 - Jun 8, 1997 1907 - 1997
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Jun 29, 1911 - Jul 1992 1911 - 1992
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Jun 5, 1955 - Nov 13, 2003 1955 - 2003
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Oct 27, 1934 - Mar 23, 2007 1934 - 2007
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Mar 20, 1900 - Oct 4, 1998 1900 - 1998
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c. 1951 - Unknown 1951 - ?
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Feb 14, 1823 - Unknown 1823 - ?
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c. 1920 - Unknown 1920 - ?

Thayer Death Records & Life Expectancy

The average age of a Thayer family member is 72.6 years old according to our database of 7,446 people with the last name Thayer that have a birth and death date listed.

Life Expectancy

72.6 years

Oldest Thayers

These are the longest-lived members of the Thayer family on AncientFaces.

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Aug 15, 1898 - Jan 6, 2005 1898 - 2005
106 years
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Feb 9, 1884 - Feb 28, 1989 1884 - 1989
105 years
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Dec 28, 1905 - Jan 11, 2010 1905 - 2010
104 years
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Apr 16, 1897 - Apr 26, 2001 1897 - 2001
104 years
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Dec 24, 1892 - Dec 13, 1996 1892 - 1996
103 years
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Jun 16, 1878 - May 1982 1878 - 1982
103 years
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Aug 15, 1871 - Jan 1974 1871 - 1974
102 years
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Sep 16, 1872 - Feb 1975 1872 - 1975
102 years
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Jul 5, 1906 - Mar 15, 2009 1906 - 2009
102 years
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Aug 4, 1888 - Dec 21, 1990 1888 - 1990
102 years

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Heaven Ulrich
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Hello my name is Heaven Ulrich(liberty-Plumadore). Ivis May Thayer was my Grandmother. Today is Christmas and I can hardly believe its been 10 yrs since she has passed away. Holidays are still hard without you. She loved crazy 8's and always got mad when I was bad at hearts lol. Love her.
My mother is Ginger. Would love to find other relatives so I can tell my children about family history. My husband and I have 4 children and I was pregnant with baby # 2 when she passed away. Missed always. I love you Grandma. Please write back if you can help with information.
Dec 25, 2013 · Reply
Steven Thayer
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My grandmother and grandfather taught me everything about fishing we loved going to grand cooly dam and the Columbia river wed always go somewhere and when we got there we would fish boy do I miss them I couldn't have asked for better grandparents its hard to write this I been so lost in life without them she was my best friend my grandma doll
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