Thier Family History

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Thier Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German thier ‘wild animal’, ‘deer’, hence a nickname either for a wild or timid person, or a nickname for a hunter.

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

Similar surnames: Stier, Reier, Gier, Thiel, Thie, Hier, Hiner, Thies, Shier, Geier

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Thier Family Origin

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Thier Family Occupations

What did your Thier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Thier family was Manager Of .... Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thier. The most common Thier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Thier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home

  • Manager Of ...


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

Thier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Thier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thier 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Thier. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Thier. For the veterans among your Thier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thier Life Expectancy

What is the average Thier lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Thier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Thier in 1942 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thier 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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