Mires Family History

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Mires Name Meaning

English (Kent): perhaps a variant spelling of Myers. Greek (pronounced as two syllables): nickname from Albanian mirë ‘good’, ‘honest’.

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

Similar surnames: Sires, Bires, Miles, Miers, Mores, Hires, Wires, Jines, Meares

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Mires Family Origin

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Mires Family Occupations

What did your Mires ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Black Smith and Female Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mires. A less common occupation for the Mires family was Plumber. The most common Mires occupation in Canada was Farmer. 64% of Mires's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Black Smith

  • Female Farmer

  • Plumber


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

Mires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Mires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mires 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Mires. 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 Mires. For the veterans among your Mires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mires Life Expectancy

What is the average Mires lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Mires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mires in 1949 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mires

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mires 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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