Lier Family History
Lier Name Meaning
North German: variant of Lüer (see Luer ). German: possibly a topographic name formed with the element lir ‘swamp bog’ or a habitational name from Lier named with this word. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads named with the indefinite plural form of Li 1 Flemish and Dutch (Van Lier): habitational name for someone from Lier in the Belgian province of Antwerp or from De Lier in the South Holland province. English: occupational name for a bookbinder from Anglo-Norman French liur. This surname is very rare in Britain.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press