Trier Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Trier on the Mosel, named in Latin as Augusta Treverorum ‘city of Augustus among the Treveri’, a Celtic tribal name of uncertain etymology. Compare Dreyfuss. Dutch: habitational name from a place so called in Poppel in Antwerp province.

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Priem, Krier, Stier, Trim, Bruer, Prior, Geier, Kriger, Frier

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Trier Family Origin

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Trier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Tanner

    9%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Brewer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Trier family was Brewer. Farmer, Tanner and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trier. The most common Trier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Trier's were Farmers.

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Trier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Trier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Trier in 1963 was 79, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trier

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