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Bleier Family History

Bleier Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a lead miner or lead worker, from a derivative of Middle High German bli ‘lead’. Compare Bley.

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


Similar surnames: Bleyer, Blaser, Leier, Bieber, Geier, Leimer, Leiser, Heier, Reier

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Where is the Bleier family from?

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

What did your Bleier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bleier. 11% of Bleier men worked as a Laborer and 29% of Bleier women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bleier were Proprietor and Typist.

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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
    11%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
    29%
  • Stenographer
    22%
  • Secretary
    22%
  • Typist
    15%
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Census Records

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

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What is the average Bleier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Bleier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Bleier in 1951 was 54, and 82 in 2004.

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