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Bierly Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in West Yorkshire named Bierley, from Old English burh ‘fortified place’ (genitive byrh) + leah ‘woodland clearing’. German: from a short form of a personal name formed with Old High German bero ‘bear’, or a topographic name from a variant of Middle High German birling ‘hay barn’.

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Bier, Berley, Bierl, Overly, Byerly, Bielby, Brierley, Biehl

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Bierly Family Origin

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Bierly Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bierly family was Keeping House. The most common Bierly occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Bierly's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bierly.

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Bierly Historical Records

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Bierly Life Expectancy

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