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Vierling Name Meaning

German:: from Middle High German vierlinc ‘one-fourth of a measure’ hence a status name or nickname for someone who had an annual tax liability of this amount. habitational name from a place so named in Bavaria or Austria.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Sterling, Viering, Kiesling, Sperling, Werling, Edling, Riling

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Where is the Vierling family from?

You can see how Vierling families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vierling family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Vierling families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Vierling families living in North Carolina. This was about 67% of all the recorded Vierling's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Vierling families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vierling surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vierling ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Vierling. 12% of Vierling men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Vierling women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vierling were Salesman and Cashier. .

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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
    12%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    18%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Cashier
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Vierling. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vierling 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 697 immigration records available for the last name Vierling. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Vierling. For the veterans among your Vierling ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vierling lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Vierling life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Vierling in 1952 was 39, and 74 in 2004.

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