Vires Family History

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Vires Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from Vire in Calvados. Compare Vier.

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

Similar surnames: Hires, Vignes, Sires, Jines, Vier, Virts, Viney, Gares, Virgo, Vilas

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Vires Family Origin

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Vires Family Occupations

What did your Vires ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Metal Grinder polisher Heavy Work and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Vires. 40% of Vires men worked as a Metal Grinder polisher Heavy Work and 75% of Vires women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Vires were Skilled Workman P O E Telecommunications Lines and Hosiery Shop Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Metal Grinder polisher Heavy Work
  • Farm Worker Heavy Work
  • House Painter
  • Skilled Workman P O E Telecommunications Lines

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Hosiery Shop Assistant

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

Vires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vires 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Vires. 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 398 military records available for the last name Vires. For the veterans among your Vires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vires Life Expectancy

What is the average Vires lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Vires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Vires in 1953 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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