Neier Family History

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Neier Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a tailor, from an agent derivative of Middle High German næjen, German nähen ‘to sew’.

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


Similar surnames: Neyer, Neher, Heier, Geier, Reier, Meier, Zeier, Nier, Leier, Leiser

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Neier Family Origin

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Neier Family Occupations

What did your Neier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Neier. 34% of Neier men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Neier women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Neier were Farming and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farming
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    24%
  • Housewife
    20%
  • Secretary
    10%
  • Servant
    10%

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

Neier Historical Records

What Neier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Neier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Neier 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 415 immigration records available for the last name Neier. 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 528 military records available for the last name Neier. For the veterans among your Neier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Neier Life Expectancy

What is the average Neier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Neier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Neier in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Neier 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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