Wyre Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Wire.

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


Similar surnames: Wyse, Eyre, Tyre, Ayre, Wyne, Wyke, Wire, Wyer, Wyle, Waye

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Wyre Family Origin

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Wyre Family Occupations

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  • Chain Maker

    35%
  • Coal Miner

    18%
  • Canal Boatman W

    6%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1881, Chain Maker, Coal Miner and Canal Boatman W were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wyre. The most common Wyre occupation in the UK was Chain Maker. 35% of Wyre's were Chain Makers. A less common occupation for the Wyre family was Farmer.

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Wyre Historical Records

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Wyre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1964 and 2004, Wyre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Wyre in 1964 was 74, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wyre

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