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

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Adair Family Occupations

What did your Adair ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Adair occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Adair's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Adair. A less common occupation for the Adair family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%

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Adair Historical Records

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Adair Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, 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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