Mies Family History

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Mies Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived by a peat-bog, Middle High German mies; or a habitational name from Mies, named with the same word. Dutch: from a short form of the personal name Bartholomeus (see Bartholomew). Dutch (van der Mies): variant of Meers 2.

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


Similar surnames: Ries, Mier, Moes, Dies, Miles, Lier, Mees, Kies, Bies, Miers

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Mies Family Origin

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Mies Family Occupations

What did your Mies ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mies occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Mies's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mies family was Keeping House. Farmer, Tailor and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mies.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Mies Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Mies. 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 Mies. For the veterans among your Mies ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mies Life Expectancy

What is the average Mies lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Mies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Mies in 1958 was 54, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mies

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mies 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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