Fleer Family History

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Fleer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Flieher, a nickname for a refugee, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vliehen ‘to flee’.

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

Similar surnames: Freer, Fieser, Flecker, Forer, Speer, Fieger, Steer, Filer, Flenner

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Fleer Family Origin

Where is the Fleer family from?

Fleer Family Occupations

What did your Fleer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fleer. A less common occupation for the Fleer family was Cabinet Maker. The most common Fleer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Fleer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Grocer

  • Cabinet Maker


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

Fleer Historical Records

What Fleer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Fleer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fleer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Fleer

Passenger List

There are 688 immigration records available for the last name Fleer. 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 Fleer. For the veterans among your Fleer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fleer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fleer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fleer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fleer in 1960 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fleer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fleer 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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