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Quire Surname Meaning

English (Somerset): variant of Squire . Scottish or Irish: shortened form of McQuire (see McGuire ).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

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

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Where is the Quire family from?

You can see how Quire families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Quire family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Quire families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 15 Quire families living in London. This was about 32% of all the recorded Quire's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Quire families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Quire surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Quire ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Quire. 100% of Quire women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Quire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quire census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 674 immigration records available for the last name Quire. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Quire. For the veterans among your Quire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Quire lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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