Ayres Family History

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Ayres Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ayers.

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


Similar surnames: Eyres, Acres, Ayre, Sayres, Ayars, Mires, Hynes, Hayre, Alles, Ayler

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Ayres Family Origin

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Ayres Family Occupations

What did your Ayres ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ayres. The most common Ayres occupation in Canada was Farmer. 29% of Ayres's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ayres family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • School

    19%
  • Tailor

    10%
  • Blacksmith

    5%

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

Ayres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ayres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ayres 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ayres. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ayres. For the veterans among your Ayres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ayres Life Expectancy

What is the average Ayres lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ayres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ayres in 1944 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ayres

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ayres 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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