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Hiers Family History

Hiers Name Meaning
Dutch: occupational name for a grower or seller of millet, Middle Dutch hirse.

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

83,717 Historical Documents with Hiers on Ancestry.com
10,860 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,235 Military Records
418 Immigration Records
7,660 Census and Voter Lists
62,544 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Hiers Families

  • Number of Hiers families
     46 - 90
     16 - 45
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Hiers families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Hiers last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Hiers census records

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Hiers Family Origin

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Hiers Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Hiers

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Hiers Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Hiers census records

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Hiers Civil War Service Records

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