Birr Name Meaning

German and French (Alsace): from a short form of the personal name Pirmin, the name of an 8th century bishop and founder of several monasteries in southern Germany, or, according to some sources, from the French personal name Pierre (see Peter).

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


Similar surnames: Bier, Barr, Bar, Lier, Burr, Bern, Bick, Birk, Birt, Bird

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Birr Family Origin

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Birr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Tailor

    33%

In 1881, Farmer and Tailor were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Birr. The most common Birr occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Birr's were Farmers.

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Birr Historical Records

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Birr Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Birr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Birr in 1943 was 30, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Birr

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