Thiers Family History

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Thiers Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Thiers in Puy-de-Dôme, Thiers-sur-Thève in Oise, or Thiers-la-Grange in Nord.

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

Similar surnames: Thierry, Thiess, Hiers, Cheers, Thiery, Ethier, Thierer, Towers

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Thiers Family Origin

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Thiers Family Occupations

What did your Thiers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Thiers occupation in the USA was Farmer & Stock Raiser. 13% of Thiers's were Farmer & Stock Raisers. A less common occupation for the Thiers family was Keeping House. Farmer & Stock Raiser, Farming and Gold & Silver Plater were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Thiers.

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  • Farmer & Stock Raiser

  • Farming

  • Gold & Silver Plater

  • Keeping House


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

Thiers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Thiers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thiers 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 320 immigration records available for the last name Thiers. 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 567 military records available for the last name Thiers. For the veterans among your Thiers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Thiers Life Expectancy

What is the average Thiers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Thiers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Thiers in 1963 was 55, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Thiers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Thiers 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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