Tirey Family History

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Tirey Name Meaning

English and Irish: probably a variant of Scottish Tyree.

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


Similar surnames: Tiley, Bires, Wiley, Tilly, Tier, Tyre, Mires, Fairey, Urey, Tilley

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Tirey Family Origin

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Tirey Family Occupations

What did your Tirey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Tirey. 25% of Tirey men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Tirey women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tirey were Carpenter and Assistant Buyer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    25%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Mechanic
    6%
  • Carpenter
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    12%
  • Bookkeeper
    8%
  • Actress
    4%
  • Assistant Buyer
    4%

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

Tirey Historical Records

What Tirey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Tirey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tirey 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 192 immigration records available for the last name Tirey. 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 608 military records available for the last name Tirey. For the veterans among your Tirey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tirey Life Expectancy

What is the average Tirey lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Tirey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Tirey in 1955 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tirey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tirey 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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