Fier Family History

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Fier Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Feuer. French: nickname for someone who considered himself superior to others, from Old French fier ‘terrible’.

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


Similar surnames: Lier, Dier, Bier, Nier, Filer, Gier, Hier, Zier, Finer, Mier

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Fier Family Origin

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Fier Family Occupations

What did your Fier ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Air Craft Woodworker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Fier. 34% of Fier men worked as an Air Craft Woodworker and 67% of Fier women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fier were Retired Peddler and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Air Craft Woodworker
    34%
  • Retired
    34%
  • Retired Peddler
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Domestic Servant
    34%

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

Fier Historical Records

What Fier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fier 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 558 immigration records available for the last name Fier. 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 Fier. For the veterans among your Fier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fier Life Expectancy

What is the average Fier lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Fier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Fier in 1951 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fier 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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