Shier Family History
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Shier Name Meaning
English and Irish (County Limerick): variant of Shire. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metonymic occupational name for a Talmudic teacher, from Yiddish shier ‘lesson of the Talmud’. Americanized spelling of German Schier.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Spier, Shirer, Sher, Stier, Shaer, Shimer, Speer, Shiver, Sheer