Hires Family History

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Hires Name Meaning

Origin uncertain: perhaps a variant of Dutch or German Heyer or Heier, with excrescent -s.

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

Similar surnames: Hire, Hines, Vires, Mires, Gares, Jines, Stires, Sires, Hites, Hipes

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Hires Family Origin

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Hires Family Occupations

What did your Hires ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Hires.

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Hires Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 633 immigration records available for the last name Hires. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Hires. For the veterans among your Hires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hires Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Hires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Hires in 1955 was 61, and 61 in 2004.

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