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Bieger Name Meaning

nickname for a quarrelsome or pugnacious person, Middle High German bieger ‘quarreler’. of Slavic origin, from a personal name (begati ‘to run’). variant of Biegel 2.

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


Similar surnames: Beger, Rieger, Bieker, Fieger, Bieber, Biegel, Biener, Bierer, Bilger

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Where is the Bieger family from?

You can see how Bieger families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bieger family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Bieger families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 49 Bieger families living in Missouri. This was about 41% of all the recorded Bieger's in the USA. Missouri had the highest population of Bieger families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bieger surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bieger ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bieger. 29% of Bieger men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Bieger women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bieger were Truck Driver and Teacher.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Manager
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    28%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
  • Teacher
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bieger. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bieger census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 522 immigration records available for the last name Bieger. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 877 military records available for the last name Bieger. For the veterans among your Bieger ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bieger lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Bieger life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bieger in 1964 was 78, and 85 in 2004.

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