Piers Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the personal name Piers (see Pierce).

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


Similar surnames: Pyers, Pierce, Pieri, Pies, Diers, Pere, Siers, Hiers, Pirc, Pier

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Piers Family Origin

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Piers Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    5%
  • Annuitant Income From Dividends

    5%
  • Bach & J.P.Herts (Local Off) Engineer Contr

    5%
  • Baronets Widow

    5%

In 1881, annuitant, Annuitant Income From Dividends and Bach & J.P.Herts (Local Off) Engineer Contr were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piers. The most common Piers occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 5% of Piers's were Annuitants. A less common occupation for the Piers family was Baronets Widow.

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Piers Historical Records

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Piers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Piers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Piers in 1963 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piers

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