Adair Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, also spelled Ed?ear, a form of Edgar.

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

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Adair Family Origin

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Adair Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • School

    4%
  • Scholar

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Adair family was Scholar. Farmer, Carpenter and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adair. The most common Adair occupation in Canada was Farmer. 35% of Adair's were Farmers.

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Adair Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Adair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Adair in 1945 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Adair

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