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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dier

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From die +‎ -er.

  1. One who dies.

dier was also found in the following language(s): Afrikaans, Dutch, Elfdalian, and Luxembourgish

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dier

Eric Dier is a soccer player for the Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal, Everton F.C., Sporting Clube de Portugal B, England national under-18 football team, England national under-19 football team, and England national under-20 football team. Eric was born on January 15th, 1994 in Cheltenham, England. Eric is also known as Dier and Eric Jeremy Edgar.


Brett Dier is an actor. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Brett was born on February 14th, 1990 in London, Ontario.


Dirk was born on February 16th, 1972 in Sankt Ingbert.


Richard was born on February 27th, 1914 in Exeter, Nebraska. He left this life on December 7th, 1972.


Tobias Dier is a golf player.


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Popularity of Dier as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dier U.S.
  White 91.90% 64.26%
  African American 3.62% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.88% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dier

People with the last name Dier are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dier

  • How Popular is the name Dier? As a last name Dier was the 33,121st most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Dier first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Dier is Sunday, July 27th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Dier? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Dier. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Dier: Your name in reverse order is Reid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dier. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dier? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 691 people with the last name Dier.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dier? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dier as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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