Bires Family History

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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

What did your Bires ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bires. 21% of Bires men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Bires women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bires were Cook and Sewing

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Labor
  • Cook

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
  • Housekeeper
  • None
  • Sewing

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Bires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bires 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 522 immigration records available for the last name Bires. 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 577 military records available for the last name Bires. For the veterans among your Bires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bires Life Expectancy

What is the average Bires lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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