Neier Family History

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Neier Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen, German nähen ‘to sew’.

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


Similar surnames: Neyer, Neher, Heier, Geier, Reier, Meier, Zeier, Nier, Leier, Leiser

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Neier Family Origin

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Neier Family Occupations

What did your Neier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Neier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Neier's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neier. A less common occupation for the Neier family was Dairy.

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Dairy

    5%

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

Neier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Neier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neier 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 Neier. 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 Neier. For the veterans among your Neier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neier Life Expectancy

What is the average Neier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Neier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Neier in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neier 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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