Bleier Family History

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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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Bleier Family Origin

Where is the Bleier family from?

Bleier Family Occupations

What did your Bleier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bleier occupation in the USA was Apothecary. 10% of Bleier's were Apothecarys. Apothecary, Barber and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bleier. A less common occupation for the Bleier family was Carpenter.

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  • Apothecary

  • Barber

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bleier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bleier Historical Records

What Bleier family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Bleier Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bleier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bleier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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