Wyre Family History

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Wyre Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wire.

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


Similar surnames: Wyse, Eyre, Tyre, Ayre, Wyne, Wyke, Wire, Wyer, Wyle, Waye

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Wyre Family Origin

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Wyre Family Occupations

What did your Wyre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wyre. 20% of Wyre men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Wyre women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wyre were Salesman and Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Operator
    7%

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

Wyre Historical Records

What Wyre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wyre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wyre 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Wyre. 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 482 military records available for the last name Wyre. For the veterans among your Wyre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wyre Life Expectancy

What is the average Wyre lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Wyre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wyre in 1964 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wyre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wyre 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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