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Where is the Gier family from?
You can see how Gier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gier families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 10 Gier families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 37% of all the recorded Gier's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Gier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Gier. 27% of Gier men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Gier women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gier were Truck Driver and Saleslady.