Schier Family History

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Schier Name Meaning

North German: topographic name from scir ‘muddy water’, or a habitational name from places named with this word, for example Schier near Uelzen. South German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name formed with skir- ‘clear’, ‘clean’.

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


Similar surnames: Schied, Schwier, Ascher, Schoer, Schwer, Scheer, Schieber, Schild

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Schier Family Origin

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Schier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    11%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Tailor

    5%
  • Baker

    3%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Schier family was Baker. The most common Schier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Schier's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Schier.

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Schier Historical Records

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Schier Life Expectancy

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