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

What did your Sir ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, 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. A less common occupation for the Sir family was School.

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  • Fisherman

    60%
  • At School

    20%
  • School

    20%

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Sir Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sir census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sir. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Sir. For the veterans among your Sir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sir Life Expectancy

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Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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Famous Sir Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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