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Lira Family History

Lira Name Meaning
Spanish: of uncertain derivation; probably a habitational name from one of the places in Galicia called Lira, in A Coruña and Pontevedra provinces. DK, kh.

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

151,337 Historical Documents with Lira on Ancestry.com
130,531 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,663 Military Records
3,985 Immigration Records
9,565 Census and Voter Lists
5,593 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lira Families

  • Number of Lira families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lira families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lira last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lira census records

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Lira Family Origin

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Lira Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lira

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Lira Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lira census records

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Military Service by Lira

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