Trier Family History

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Trier Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from the city of Trier on the Mosel, named in Latin as Augusta Treverorum ‘city of Augustus among the Treveri’, a Celtic tribal name of uncertain etymology. Compare Dreyfuss. Dutch: habitational name from a place so called in Poppel in Antwerp province.

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

Similar surnames: Lier, Priem, Krier, Stier, Trim, Bruer, Prior, Geier, Kriger, Frier

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Trier Family Origin

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Trier Family Occupations

What did your Trier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cook Hill S Duncan (R Navy), Hop Merchant and Iron Moulder were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trier. The most common Trier occupation in the UK was Cook Hill S Duncan (R Navy). 25% of Trier's were Cook Hill S Duncan (R Navy)s. A less common occupation for the Trier family was Letter Carrier.

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  • Cook Hill S Duncan (R Navy)

  • Hop Merchant

  • Iron Moulder

  • Letter Carrier


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

Trier Historical Records

What Trier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Trier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trier 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 Trier. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Trier. For the veterans among your Trier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trier Life Expectancy

What is the average Trier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Trier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Trier in 1963 was 79, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trier 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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