Mairs Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (chiefly northern Ireland): patronymic from Mair 1.

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


Similar surnames: Mair, Mains, Fails, Maire, Marrs, Maiers, Vails, Majors, Main, Magers

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Mairs Family Origin

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Mairs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Barrister

    7%
  • Cabinet Maker

    7%
  • Farmer & Fisherman

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mairs family was Farmer & Fisherman. The most common Mairs occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Mairs's were Farmers. Farmer, Barrister and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mairs.

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Mairs Historical Records

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Mairs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Mairs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mairs in 1960 was 30, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mairs

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