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Pires Family History

Pires Name Meaning
Portuguese: patronymic from the personal name Pedro, Portuguese equivalent of Peter.

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

89,942 Historical Documents with Pires on Ancestry.com
59,912 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,823 Military Records
5,565 Immigration Records
3,546 Census and Voter Lists
19,096 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pires Families

  • Number of Pires families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pires families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Pires families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pires census records

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Pires Family Origin

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Pires Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Pires

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Pires Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pires census records

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Pires Civil War Service Records

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