Dira Family History

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Dira Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mira, Dura, Cira, Dora, Dara, Lira, Ira, Dia, Dirk, Dina

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Dira Family Origin

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Dira Family Occupations

What did your Dira ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Cament Mixer and Machine Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dira. 34% of Dira men worked as a Cament Mixer and 20% of Dira women worked as a Machine Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dira were Proprietor and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Cament Mixer
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%
  • Proprietor
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Machine Operator
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Roller
    20%
  • Seamstress
    20%

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

Dira Historical Records

What Dira family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 205 census records available for the last name Dira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dira 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 54 immigration records available for the last name Dira. 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 43 military records available for the last name Dira. For the veterans among your Dira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dira Life Expectancy

What is the average Dira lifespan?

Between 1966 and 2001, in the United States, Dira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dira in 1966 was 76, and 95 in 2001.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dira

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dira 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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