Acre Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Acker or perhaps Ackary (see Acree). Possibly also an Americanized spelling of Norwegian Aakre, or German or Dutch Acker, or South German Egger.

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


Similar surnames: Acree, Agre, Ace, Ayre, Acres, Acker, Able, Hire, Ary, Arey

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Acre Family Origin

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Acre Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Farming

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Acre. The most common Acre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Acre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Acre family was Farming.

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Acre Historical Records

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Acre Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Acre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Acre in 1963 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Acre

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