Bir Name Meaning

Indian (Panjab): Hindu (Khatri) and Sikh name meaning ‘brother’, ‘hero’ (from Sanskrit vira ‘brave’, ‘heroic’).

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


Similar surnames: Bird, Bier, Mir, Birk, Birt, Ber, Bi, Bar, Birr, Biro

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Bir Family Origin

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Bir Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Grocer

    50%

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In 1880, Blacksmith and Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bir. The most common Bir occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 50% of Bir's were Blacksmiths.

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Bir Historical Records

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Bir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1961 and 2004, Bir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Bir in 1961 was 52, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bir

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