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Caira Name Meaning

Southern Italian (Calabria): probably from Arabic khayr ‘good’, ‘well’. Galician: habitational name from Caira Lugo in Galicia.

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

Similar surnames: Cira, Cairo, Caire, Carra, Cara, Camisa, Caliri, Capra, Cora, Cain

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Where is the Caira family from?

You can see how Caira families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Caira family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Caira families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Caira families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 75% of all the recorded Caira's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Caira families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Caira surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Caira ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Caira. .

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

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Caira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Caira census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 898 immigration records available for the last name Caira. 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 Cards

There are 127 military records available for the last name Caira. For the veterans among your Caira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Caira lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Caira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Caira in 1964 was 53, and 73 in 2004.

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