36,002 BYERS members around the world
Stay informed about BYERS Family online & offline events!
See one of our recent Ireland101 Tribe Gatherings
BYERS Family HistoryRecorded in a number of modern spelling forms including Byars, Byers, Byre, Byres, Bier, Biers, and Buyers, this is an English topographical or occupational surname, and one associated with the pre 7th century Viking invaders. It derives from the word "byre" meaning a cattle barn or dairy, and is one of a group of surnames which originate from working or living on a farm. These include Bull, Heffer, Stott, and Palfrey, and all relate to the keeping of livestock, the prime agricultural function of the medieval period.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous BYERS (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the BYERS tribe
- Find your BYERS ancestor
- Tell us about your BYERS Family
- Tell us about your BYERS ancestors
- Ask a question about the BYERS history
- Leave a message for BYERS family members
Invite more BYERS family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the BYERS tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest