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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Tailor

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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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Mies Historical Records

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Mies Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mies

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