Maire Name Meaning

French: status name or occupational name for a maire, a title denoting a municipal magistrate or other local official (the role of the maire differed at different times at different places). It may also be a nickname for an officious or pompous person. French (Mairé): habitational name from Mairé in Vienne or from Mairé-l’Evescault in Deux-Sèvres.

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


Similar surnames: Mare, Maine, Mair, Mire, Maitre, Caire, Mars, Matre, Marre, Lare

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Maire Family Origin

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Maire Family Occupations

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  • Gentleman

    18%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Cheesemonger

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

In 1881, the most common Maire occupation in the UK was Gentleman. 18% of Maire's were Gentlemans. A less common occupation for the Maire family was Farmer. Gentleman, Cabinet Maker and Cheesemonger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maire.

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Maire Historical Records

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Maire Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Maire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Maire in 1962 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maire

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