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Thierer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Thier near Waldbröl (North Rhine-Westphalia).

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

Similar surnames: Zierer, Schierer, Theurer, Bieber, Fieser, Thieme, Thiers, Thier

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Where is the Thierer family from?

You can see how Thierer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thierer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Thierer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 2 Thierer families living in Lancashire. This was 100% of all the recorded Thierer's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Thierer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thierer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thierer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thierer. 69% of Thierer men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Thierer women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thierer were Accountant and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Accountant

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
  • Housekeeper
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What Thierer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 975 census records available for the last name Thierer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thierer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 166 immigration records available for the last name Thierer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 223 military records available for the last name Thierer. For the veterans among your Thierer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thierer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Thierer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Thierer in 1962 was 65, and 58 in 2004.

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