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Bierer Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a fruit dealer or grower, Middle High German birer, a derivative of bir(e) ‘pear’.

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


Similar surnames: Bieber, Bieler, Bieser, Biener, Bieger, Bieker, Beger, Bleier, Bitler

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Where is the Bierer family from?

You can see how Bierer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bierer family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Bierer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Bierer family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Bierer's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Bierer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Bierer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Bierer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bierer. 16% of Bierer men worked as a Laborer and 37% of Bierer women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bierer were Miner and Housewife.

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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

  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Miner
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    37%
  • Teacher
    28%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bierer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bierer 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 686 immigration records available for the last name Bierer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bierer. For the veterans among your Bierer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bierer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Bierer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bierer in 1942 was 36, and 80 in 2004.

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