Duer Name Meaning

German (Dür): variant of Dürr (see Durr). German: either a variant of Dühr or a short form of any of various compound names, such as Dürholdt or Dürkop, all formed with Old High German tiuri ‘dear’ or Middle Low German dür ‘dear’, ‘expensive’. Danish: habitational name, from a short form of a place called Duerlund.

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

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Duer Family Origin

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Duer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duer. A less common occupation for the Duer family was Laborer. The most common Duer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Duer's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Duer | Data not to scale

Duer Historical Records

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Duer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Duer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Duer in 1949 was 30, and 84 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duer

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