Adair Family History

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Adair Name Meaning

Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: from the Scottish personal name Adair, also spelled Ed?ear, a form of Edgar.

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


Similar surnames: Addair, Blair, Adam, Adie, Fair, Addie, Adan, Nair, Adamik, Gair

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Adair Family Origin

Where is the Adair family from?

Adair Family Occupations

What did your Adair ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Adair. 20% of Adair men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Adair women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Adair were Truck Driver and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Truck Driver
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Stenographer
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Adair Historical Records

What Adair family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 102,000 census records available for the last name Adair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Adair 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Adair. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 23,000 military records available for the last name Adair. For the veterans among your Adair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Adair Life Expectancy

What is the average Adair lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Adair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Adair in 1945 was 26, and 77 in 2004.

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