Pires Name Meaning

Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Pedro, Portuguese equivalent of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Peres, Pipes, Peris, Pines, Pirro, Pies, Pere, Piet, Prus, Bores

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Pires Family Origin

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Pires Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Blacksmith

    17%
  • Boot Maker

    17%
  • Keeping House

    17%

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In 1880, Laborer, Blacksmith and Boot Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pires. The most common Pires occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Pires's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Pires family was Keeping House.

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Pires Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Pires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Pires in 1945 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pires

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