Eyres Family History

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Eyres Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Ayers.

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

Similar surnames: Ayres, Eyre, Eyles, Nytes, Hynes, Dyes, Mires, Meares, Bires, Tyre

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Eyres Family Origin

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Eyres Family Occupations

What did your Eyres ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Dyer and Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Eyres. A less common occupation for the Eyres family was Carpenter. The most common Eyres occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Eyres's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Dyer

  • Weaver

  • Carpenter


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

Eyres Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Eyres. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eyres 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Eyres. 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 Eyres. For the veterans among your Eyres ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Eyres Life Expectancy

What is the average Eyres lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Eyres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Eyres in 1964 was 77, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Eyres 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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