Ayre Family History

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Ayre Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ayer.

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

Similar surnames: Hayre, Eyre, Tyre, Wyre, Sayre, Acre, Ayres, Ary, Waye, Jaye

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Ayre Family Origin

Where is the Ayre family from?

Ayre Family Occupations

What did your Ayre ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Ayre occupation in Canada was D. M.. 11% of Ayre's were D. M.s. D. M., Dairyman and Engineer--Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ayre. A less common occupation for the Ayre family was Farmer.

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  • D. M.

  • Dairyman

  • Engineer--Saw Mill

  • Farmer


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

Ayre Historical Records

What Ayre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Ayre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ayre 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Ayre. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Ayre. For the veterans among your Ayre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ayre Life Expectancy

What is the average Ayre lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ayre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Ayre in 1946 was 65, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ayre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ayre 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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