Fleer Family History

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Fleer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of German Flieher, a nickname for a refugee, from an agent derivative of Middle High German vliehen ‘to flee’.

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


Similar surnames: Freer, Fieser, Flecker, Forer, Speer, Fieger, Steer, Filer, Flenner

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Fleer Family Origin

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Fleer Family Occupations

What did your Fleer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fleer. 25% of Fleer men worked as a Farmer and 21% of Fleer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fleer were Electrician and Packer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Electrician
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    21%
  • Saleslady
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    11%
  • Packer
    11%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fleer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Fleer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fleer 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Fleer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fleer. For the veterans among your Fleer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fleer Life Expectancy

What is the average Fleer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Fleer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fleer in 1960 was 44, and 75 in 2004.

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