Fier Family History

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Fier Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Feuer. French: nickname for someone who considered himself superior to others, from Old French fier ‘terrible’.

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

Similar surnames: Lier, Dier, Bier, Nier, Filer, Gier, Hier, Zier, Finer, Mier

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Fier Family Origin

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Fier Family Occupations

What did your Fier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Fier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Fier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fier family was Laborer. Farmer, Boarding House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fier.

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  • Farmer

  • Boarding House

  • Cooper

  • Laborer


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

Fier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fier 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Fier. 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 Fier. For the veterans among your Fier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fier Life Expectancy

What is the average Fier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Fier in 1951 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fier 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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