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

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Boarding House

    20%
  • Cooper

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%

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In 1880, Farmer, Boarding House and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fier. The most common Fier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Fier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fier family was Laborer.

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Fier Historical Records

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Fier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fier

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