Hair Family History

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Hair Name Meaning

Scottish spelling of Irish Hare. English: nickname for someone with some peculiarity of the hair, from Middle English here ‘hair’.

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

Similar surnames: Hairr, Haar, Fair, Hain, Haig, Haer, Cain, Haire, Hall, Phair

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Hair Family Origin

Where is the Hair family from?

Hair Family Occupations

What did your Hair ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Carpenter and Fisherman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hair. The most common Hair occupation in Canada was Farmer. 57% of Hair's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hair family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Fisherman

  • Blacksmith


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

Hair Historical Records

What Hair family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 65,000 census records available for the last name Hair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hair 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Hair. 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 17,000 military records available for the last name Hair. For the veterans among your Hair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hair Life Expectancy

What is the average Hair lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Hair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Hair in 1941 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hair 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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