Stier Family History

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Stier Name Meaning

German, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German, Middle Dutch stier, German Stier ‘bull’, ‘bullock’, hence a nickname for someone thought to resemble the animal in some way or a metonymic occupational name for someone who tended cattle.

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

Similar surnames: Steer, Spier, Speer, Stief, Stieg, Shier, Stober, Styer, Stiel

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Stier Family Origin

Where is the Stier family from?

Stier Family Occupations

What did your Stier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Stier family was Laborer. The most common Stier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Stier's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stier.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher

  • Laborer


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Stier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Stier Historical Records

What Stier family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Stier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stier 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Stier. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Stier. For the veterans among your Stier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stier Life Expectancy

What is the average Stier lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Stier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Stier in 1945 was 25, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Stier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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