Tier Family History

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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

Where is the Tier family from?

Tier Family Occupations

What did your Tier ancestors do for a living?

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.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Annuitant

  • Bookseller Stationer & Dealer In Berlin Wool

  • Butcher


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Tier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Tier Historical Records

What Tier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Tier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Tier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Tier. For the veterans among your Tier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tier Life Expectancy

What is the average Tier lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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