Gire Family History

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Gire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gaier or Geyer.

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


Similar surnames: Hire, Guire, Gere, Hime, Gerl, Giere, Girt, Fire, Gipe, Wirz

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Gire Family Origin

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Gire Family Occupations

What did your Gire ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Glass Walliner and Domestic Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gire. 34% of Gire men worked as a Glass Walliner and 25% of Gire women worked as a Domestic Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gire were Teacher Of Languages and Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Glass Walliner
    34%
  • Labourer Currying Works
    34%
  • Teacher Of Languages
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Domestic Servant
    25%
  • Manager Employment Agency
    25%
  • Private Means
    25%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    25%

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

Gire Historical Records

What Gire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Gire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gire 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 251 immigration records available for the last name Gire. 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 816 military records available for the last name Gire. For the veterans among your Gire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gire Life Expectancy

What is the average Gire lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Gire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gire in 1956 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gire 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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