Heer Name Meaning

Frisian: from the Germanic personal name Hero, a short form of compound names with the first element hari, heri ‘army’, as, for instance, Hermann. North German and Dutch: equivalent of Herr.

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


Similar surnames: Beer, Heyer, Heeb, Geer, Peer, Helder, Hees, Hier, Heber, Leer

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Heer Family Origin

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Heer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Baker

    4%
  • Blacksmith

    4%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heer. The most common Heer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Heer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Heer family was Blacksmith.

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Heer Historical Records

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Heer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Heer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Heer in 1948 was 57, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heer

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