Heier Name Meaning

South German: generally a variant of Hauer, but in some cases an occupational name from Middle High German heie ‘ranger’, ‘guard’. Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads so named in the Oslofjord region. The place name is from the plural of Old Norse heiðr ‘heath’, ‘moor’. Dutch and German: variant of Heyer 3–5.

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

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Heier Family Origin

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Heier Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeping House

    20%
  • Carpenter

    10%

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

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Heier Historical Records

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Heier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Heier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Heier in 1948 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heier

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