Nies Name Meaning

from a reduced form of the personal name Dionys (see Dennis), which was stressed on the last syllable; this was a popular personal name as a result of the influence of the French Saint Denis. possibly in some cases from the female personal name Agnes, also a saint’s name, in the form of Agnise.

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


Similar surnames: Lies, Ries, Mies, Dies, Niles, Lier, Nier, Nims, Bien, Mis

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Nies Family Origin

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Nies Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Tailor

    9%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nies family was Keeping House. The most common Nies occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Nies's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nies.

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Between 1950 and 2004, Nies life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nies in 1950 was 43, and 83 in 2004.

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