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 1880, a less common occupation for the Vires family was Coliar. The most common Vires occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Vires's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Vires.

View Census data for Vires | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Coliar

    7%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Vires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 642 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 1,000 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Vires

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vires ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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