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Miers Name Meaning

English: patronymic from a variant spelling of Mayer 1. English: variant of Myers. Spanish: variant of Mier 2. Dutch: variant of Mier 3. Dutch (van der Miers): variant of Meers 2.

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


Similar surnames: Mier, Mies, Myers, Miars, Siers, Biers, Moers, Meers, Mers, Moors

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Miers Family Origin

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Miers Family Occupations

What did your Miers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Miers. A less common occupation for the Miers family was Farm Laborer. The most common Miers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Miers's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Miers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Miers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Miers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Miers census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Miers

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Miers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Miers. For the veterans among your Miers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Miers Life Expectancy

What is the average Miers lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Miers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Miers in 1942 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Miers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Miers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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