Mier Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Myer. Spanish: habitational name from a village in Santander province, so named from mies ‘ripe grain’, ‘harvest time’ (Latin messis aestiva ‘summer harvest’). Dutch: nickname from mier ‘ant’; perhaps denoting an industrious person. Dutch and Belgian (van de Mier): topographic name from a Brabantine form of moere ‘bog’, ‘marsh’ (modern moeras), or a habitational name from Moere in West Flanders.

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

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Mier Family Origin

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Mier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mier family was Carpenter. The most common Mier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Mier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mier.

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Mier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Mier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Mier in 1950 was 19, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mier

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