Maire Family History

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Maire Name Meaning

French: status name or occupational name for a maire, a title denoting a municipal magistrate or other local official (the role of the maire differed at different times at different places). It may also be a nickname for an officious or pompous person. French (Mairé): habitational name from Mairé in Vienne or from Mairé-l’Evescault in Deux-Sèvres.

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


Similar surnames: Mare, Maine, Mair, Mire, Maitre, Caire, Mars, Matre, Marre, Lare

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Maire Family Origin

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Maire Family Occupations

What did your Maire ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Income were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Maire. 13% of Maire men worked as a Cultivateur and 25% of Maire women worked as an Income. Some less common occupations for Americans named Maire were Carpenter and Couturier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    13%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Apprentice Fitter
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Income
    25%
  • Accountant
    13%
  • Apprentice
    13%
  • Couturier
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Maire Historical Records

What Maire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Maire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maire 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 Maire. 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 Maire. For the veterans among your Maire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maire Life Expectancy

What is the average Maire lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Maire in 1962 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maire

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