Fies Family History

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Fies Name Meaning

German: nickname for an unpleasant, bullying, or repulsive person, from Middle Low German vies ‘disgusting’, Middle High German viez ‘violent’.

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

Similar surnames: Ries, Fieser, Kies, Dies, Mies, Fier, Bies, Gies, Fish, Files

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Fies Family Origin

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Fies Family Occupations

What did your Fies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fies family was Keeping House. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fies. The most common Fies occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Fies's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Fies Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fies. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fies 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Fies. 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 Fies. For the veterans among your Fies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fies Life Expectancy

What is the average Fies lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Fies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fies in 1940 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fies

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fies 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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