Bires Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: probably a variant spelling of Byers. Slovak (Bíreš): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bares, Sires, Mires, Birks, Birkes, Bores, Viles, Wires, Burkes

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Bires Family Origin

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Bires Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bires family was Keeping House. Blacksmith, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bires. The most common Bires occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Bires's were Blacksmiths.

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Bires Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Bires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bires in 1953 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bires

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