Myres Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Myres in the parish of Auchtermuchty, Fife.

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


Similar surnames: Mares, Myren, Kyles, Mynes, Mones, Mores, Myron, Mewes, Mars, Moes

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Myres Family Origin

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Myres Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Annuitant

    2%
  • Baker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Myres occupation in the UK was Blacksmith. 4% of Myres's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Myres family was Baker. Blacksmith, Coal Miner and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Myres.

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Myres Historical Records

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Myres Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1962 and 2004, Myres life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Myres in 1962 was 71, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myres

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