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Bieri Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably from a pet form of Birr, Pirr, which is a short form of French Pierre or of Pirmin (the name of an 8th century bishop who founded several monasteries in southern Germany, including Reichenau and Murbach). This is a typical Pennsylvania German name; in Switzerland it is common in Emmental and the canton Bern.

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


Similar surnames: Bier, Bierl, Bien, Bern, Cieri, Dier, Nier, Berl, Berg, Berk

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Bieri Family Origin

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Bieri Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bieri family was Works In Cheese Factory. The most common Bieri occupation in the USA was Cigar Maker. 33% of Bieri's were Cigar Makers. Cigar Maker and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bieri.

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  • Cigar Maker

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Works In Cheese Factory

    33%

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Bieri Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bieri. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bieri 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bieri. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bieri. For the veterans among your Bieri ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bieri Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Bieri life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bieri in 1961 was 54, and 80 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bieri 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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