Diers Family History

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Diers Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Dietrich.

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

Similar surnames: Dier, Dies, Diercks, Dierks, Wiers, Wiens, Beers, Ivers, Diehl, Mies

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Diers Family Origin

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Diers Family Occupations

What did your Diers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Diers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Diers's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Diers. A less common occupation for the Diers family was Keeps House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Keeps House


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

Diers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Diers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Diers 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 Diers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Diers. For the veterans among your Diers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Diers Life Expectancy

What is the average Diers lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Diers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Diers in 1949 was 76, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Diers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Diers 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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