Sir Name Meaning

Variant of French Cyr.

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


Similar surnames: Mir, Six, Sim, Sia, Si, Sion, Sur, Sin, Siu, Ris

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Sir Family Origin

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Sir Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    60%
  • At School

    20%
  • School

    20%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Sir family was School. Fisherman and At School were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Sir. The most common Sir occupation in Canada was Fisherman. 60% of Sir's were Fishermans.

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Sir Historical Records

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Sir Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Sir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Sir in 1963 was 73, and 90 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sir

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