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

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Stier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Butcher

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stier. 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.

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Stier Historical Records

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Stier Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Stier

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