Lira Family History

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Lira Name Meaning

Spanish: of uncertain derivation; probably a habitational name from one of the places in Galicia called Lira, in A Coruña and Pontevedra provinces.

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


Similar surnames: Mira, Lima, Loza, Lara, Lora, Lina, Cora, Cira, Lura, Lipa

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Lira Family Origin

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Lira Family Occupations

What did your Lira ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lira. 47% of Lira men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lira women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lira were Farmer and Dressmaker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    47%
  • Miner
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Farmer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Dressmaker
    10%

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

Lira Historical Records

What Lira family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lira. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lira 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lira. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lira. For the veterans among your Lira ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lira Life Expectancy

What is the average Lira lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lira life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lira in 1950 was 53, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lira 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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