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

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Labourer

    33%
  • Tailor & Pensioner

    33%

In 1881, the most common Hires occupation in the UK was Farmer. 33% of Hires's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hires family was Tailor & Pensioner. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Hires.

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Hires Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hires

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