Sayre Family History

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Sayre Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Sayer.

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

Similar surnames: Hayre, Sare, Ayre, Sayres, Saye, Sayne, Sayle, Satre, Tyre, Baye

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Sayre Family Origin

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Sayre Family Occupations

What did your Sayre ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerking were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Sayre. 67% of Sayre men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Sayre women worked as a Clerking. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sayre were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerking
  • Stenographer

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

Sayre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 37,000 census records available for the last name Sayre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sayre 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Sayre. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Sayre. For the veterans among your Sayre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sayre Life Expectancy

What is the average Sayre lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Sayre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Sayre in 1945 was 41, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sayre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sayre 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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