Dies Family History

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Dies Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Diess, from a short form of the Biblical name Matthias (see Matthew). German: from the Germanic personal name Teuzo, from theud ‘people’, ‘race’ (Old High German diot).

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

Similar surnames: Ries, Dees, Mies, Dier, Lies, Lier, Nies, Gies, Diers, Diss

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Dies Family Origin

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Dies Family Occupations

What did your Dies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dies. A less common occupation for the Dies family was Carpenter. The most common Dies occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Dies's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Coal Miner

  • Carpenter


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Dies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Dies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dies 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 Dies. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Dies. For the veterans among your Dies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dies Life Expectancy

What is the average Dies lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Dies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dies in 1953 was 57, and 62 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dies 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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