Piers Name Meaning

English and Irish: from the personal name Piers (see Pierce).

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


Similar surnames: Pyers, Pierce, Pieri, Pies, Diers, Pere, Siers, Hiers, Pirc, Pier

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Piers Family Origin

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Piers Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    55%
  • Mason

    14%
  • Clerk

    9%
  • Courier

    9%

In 1881, Farmer, Mason and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Piers. A less common occupation for the Piers family was Courier. The most common Piers occupation in Canada was Farmer. 55% of Piers's were Farmers.

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Piers Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Piers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Piers in 1963 was 49, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Piers

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