Quire Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McQuire (see McGuire).

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


Similar surnames: Guire, Quirk, Quine, Cure, Quier, Mcquire, Quinn, Quaife, Quin, Buice

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Quire Family Origin

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Quire Family Occupations

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  • Cowkeeper (Dairy)

    20%
  • Late Chief Officer Of Coastguard (N Off)

    20%
  • Pauper Agl L Widow

    20%
  • Rly Eng Driver

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Quire family was Rly Eng Driver. The most common Quire occupation in the UK was Cowkeeper (Dairy). 20% of Quire's were Cowkeeper (Dairy)s. Cowkeeper (Dairy), Late Chief Officer Of Coastguard (N Off) and Pauper Agl L Widow were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quire.

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Quire Historical Records

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Quire Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1958 and 2004, Quire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Quire in 1958 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quire

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