Gair Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from places so named in Dumfries and Galloway, Strathclyde, and the Border regions.

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


Similar surnames: Cain, Gaia, Maia, Gard, Garr, Mair, Gaar, Hain, Maire, Hair

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Gair Family Origin

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Gair Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    12%
  • Farmer

    5%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    4%
  • Labourer

    4%

In 1881, the most common Gair occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 12% of Gair's were Coal Miners. Coal Miner, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gair. A less common occupation for the Gair family was Labourer.

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Gair Historical Records

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Gair Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Gair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gair in 1962 was 66, and 96 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gair

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