Hiers Name Meaning

Dutch: occupational name for a grower or seller of millet, Middle Dutch hirse.

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


Similar surnames: Diers, Miers, Dier, Hees, Lier, Bies, Piers, Hier, Thiers, Siers

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Hiers Family Origin

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Hiers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Cooper

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiers. A less common occupation for the Hiers family was Cooper. The most common Hiers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Hiers's were Farmers.

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Hiers Historical Records

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Hiers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Hiers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hiers in 1949 was 42, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiers

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