Fies Name Meaning

German: nickname for an unpleasant, bullying, or repulsive person, from Middle Low German vies ‘disgusting’, Middle High German viez ‘violent’.

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


Similar surnames: Ries, Fieser, Kies, Dies, Mies, Fier, Bies, Gies, Fish, Files

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Fies Family Origin

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Fies Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    25%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fies family was Keeping House. The most common Fies occupation in the USA was Laborer. 25% of Fies's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fies.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Fies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Fies in 1940 was 51, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fies

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