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Guire Family History

Guire Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish and Scottish McGuire. Americanized spelling of German Geier.

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

Similar surnames: Quire, Guile, Guice, Gire, Guier, Cure, Girt, Dumire, Mcguire, Grice

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Where is the Guire family from?

You can see how Guire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Guire family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Guire families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 10 Guire families living in Ontario. This was about 43% of all the recorded Guire's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Guire families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Guire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Guire ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Agent was the top reported job for people in the CA named Guire. .

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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

  • Agent
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Census Records

There are 100,000 census records available for the last name Guire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guire 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 14,000 immigration records available for the last name Guire. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Guire. For the veterans among your Guire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Guire lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Guire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Guire in 1958 was 55, and 67 in 2004.

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