Kier Name Meaning

Austrian: occupational name for a cowherd, Chüyger in the Tyrolean dialect, from Kühe ‘cows’ (plural of Kuh) + -er suffix of agent nouns. English and Scottish: possibly a variant spelling of Kear.

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


Similar surnames: Keer, Lier, Bier, Kiel, Kiper, Mier, Dier, Kiker, Kiner, Tier

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Kier Family Origin

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Kier Family Occupations

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  • Coal Merchant

    6%
  • Coal Miner

    6%
  • Draper

    6%
  • Farm Overseer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Kier occupation in the UK was Coal Merchant. 6% of Kier's were Coal Merchants. Coal Merchant, Coal Miner and Draper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kier. A less common occupation for the Kier family was Farm Overseer.

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Kier Historical Records

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Kier Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Kier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kier in 1953 was 49, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kier

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