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Bires Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: probably a variant spelling of Byers. Slovak (Bíreš): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Bares, Sires, Mires, Birks, Birkes, Bores, Viles, Wires, Burkes

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Bires Family Origin

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Bires Family Occupations

What did your Bires ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bires occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 17% of Bires's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Bires family was Keeping House. Blacksmith, Cooper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bires.

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  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Cooper

    17%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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Bires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bires 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Bires. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, 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 Bires. For the veterans among your Bires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bires Life Expectancy

What is the average Bires lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bires in 1953 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bires

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bires 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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