Obier Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements albh ‘elf’ + heri, hari ‘army’. topographic name for someone who lived where white poplars grew, from Latin albarius, a derivative of albus ‘white’.

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


Similar surnames: Oster, Lier, Ober, Ogier, Osier, Laier, Obie, Bier, Omer, Opper

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Obier Family Origin

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Obier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    79%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Cigar Maker

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Obier family was Cigar Maker. Farmer and Farming were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Obier. The most common Obier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Obier's were Farmers.

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Obier Historical Records

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Obier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Obier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Obier in 1951 was 32, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Obier

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