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

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Dairy

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Neier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Neier's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Neier family was Dairy. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Neier.

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Neier Historical Records

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Neier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Neier

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