Stires Family History

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Stires Name Meaning

Origin unidentified. Perhaps a variant of English Steers.

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

Similar surnames: Swires, Stipes, Sires, Mires, Sirls, Stines, Stairs, Starrs, Stine

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Stires Family Origin

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Stires Family Occupations

What did your Stires ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Stires. 31% of Stires men worked as a Laborer and 27% of Stires women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Stires were Manager and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Bookkeeper

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

Stires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Stires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Stires 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 303 immigration records available for the last name Stires. 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 715 military records available for the last name Stires. For the veterans among your Stires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Stires Life Expectancy

What is the average Stires lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Stires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Stires in 1962 was 74, and 56 in 2004.

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