Laier Name Meaning

Dutch: from a reduced form of the personal name Hilaire, Latin Hilarius (see Hillary). German: topographic name for someone who lived in a wood, from an agent noun derived from lai ‘wood’ (see Laich).

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Lanier, Lazer, Laver, Leier, Laber, Laker, Layer, Hayer, Lader

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Laier Family Origin

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Laier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Butcher

    14%
  • Musician

    14%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laier family was Musician. Farmer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laier. The most common Laier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Laier's were Farmers.

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Laier Historical Records

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Laier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2003, Laier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Laier in 1956 was 56, and 80 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laier

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