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Dies Family History

Dies Name Meaning
Possibly an altered spelling of German Diess, from a short form of the Biblical name Matthias (see Matthew).German: from the Germanic personal name Teuzo, from theud ‘people’, ‘race’ (Old High German diot).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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924 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Dies Families

  • Number of Dies families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dies families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dies last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Dies census records

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Dies Family Origin

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Dies Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Dies

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Dies Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dies census records

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Dies Civil War Service Records

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