Cyr Name Meaning

French: from the Latin personal name Quiricus or Cyricus, Greek Kyrikos or Kyriakos, ultimately from Greek kyrios ‘lord’, ‘master’. This name was borne by a 4th-century martyr, a small child martyred with his mother St. Julitta in 304 ad (see Quilici). In North America it is sometimes Americanized as Sears.

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


Similar surnames: Car, Pye, Cap, Cerf, Tyer, Tye, Tur, Mar, Uhr, Che

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Cyr Family Origin

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Cyr Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    63%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Cyr family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cyr. The most common Cyr occupation in the USA was Farmer. 63% of Cyr's were Farmers.

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Between 1943 and 2004, Cyr life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cyr in 1943 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

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