Hires Name Meaning

Origin uncertain: perhaps a variant of Dutch or German Heyer or Heier, with excrescent -s.

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


Similar surnames: Hire, Hines, Vires, Mires, Gares, Jines, Stires, Sires, Hites, Hipes

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Hires Family Origin

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Hires Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Butcher

    5%
  • Works In Shoe Shop

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Hires occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Hires's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hires. A less common occupation for the Hires family was Works In Shoe Shop.

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Hires Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Hires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hires in 1955 was 61, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hires

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