Tier Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced form of McIntyre. English: variant of Tyer. Dutch: variant of Dier.

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


Similar surnames: Dier, Teer, Bier, Mier, Vier, Kier, Lier, Nier, Lien, Mctier

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Tier Family Origin

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Tier Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    8%
  • Annuitant

    8%
  • Bookseller Stationer & Dealer In Berlin Wool

    4%
  • Butcher

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tier family was Butcher. Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bookseller Stationer & Dealer In Berlin Wool were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tier. The most common Tier occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 8% of Tier's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Tier | Data not to scale

Tier Historical Records

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Tier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Tier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Tier in 1958 was 46, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tier

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