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Where is the Pier family from?
You can see how Pier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pier families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 35 Pier families living in New York. This was about 56% of all the recorded Pier's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pier. 21% of Pier men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Pier women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pier were Truck Driver and Maid.