Gair Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from places so named in Dumfries and Galloway, Strathclyde, and the Border regions.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Gaia, Maia, Gard, Garr, Mair, Gaar, Hain, Maire, Hair

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Gair Family Origin

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Gair Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    38%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Labrman

    13%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gair family was Labrman. Going To School, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gair. The most common Gair occupation in Canada was Going To School. 38% of Gair's were Going To Schools.

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Gair Historical Records

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Gair Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Gair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gair in 1962 was 66, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gair

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