Nier Name Meaning

South German: contracted form of Nieder. German: from the personal name Nithart (see Neidhart). German: variant of Neer (see Neher). Southern French (Occitan) and Catalan: nickname from Occitan nier ‘black’ (from Latin niger).

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


Similar surnames: Bier, Dier, Lier, Hier, Gier, Neer, Mier, Nies, Fier, Neier

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Nier Family Origin

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Nier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%
  • Builder

    3%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nier family was Builder. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nier. The most common Nier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Nier's were Farmers.

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Nier Historical Records

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Nier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Nier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Nier in 1958 was 74, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Nier

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