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Verrier Family History

Verrier Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: occupational name for a maker of glass objects, Old French verrie(o)r (from verre, voir(r)e ‘glass’, Latin vitrum).

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


Similar surnames: Verdier, Ferrier, Perrier, Berrier, Carrier, Burrier, Mercier

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Where is the Verrier family from?

You can see how Verrier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verrier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Verrier families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Verrier family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Verrier's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Verrier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verrier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verrier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Verrier. 21% of Verrier men worked as a Laborer and 19% of Verrier women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verrier were Butcher and Speedertendo.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    21%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Mechanic
    12%
  • Butcher
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Clerk
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    13%
  • Speedertendo
    13%
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Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Verrier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verrier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Verrier. 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 Cards

There are 791 military records available for the last name Verrier. For the veterans among your Verrier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Verrier lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Verrier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Verrier in 1954 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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