Gair Family History

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Gair Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from places so named in Dumfries and Galloway, Strathclyde, and the Border regions.

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

Similar surnames: Cain, Gaia, Maia, Gard, Garr, Mair, Gaar, Hain, Maire, Hair

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Gair Family Origin

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Gair Family Occupations

What did your Gair ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gair family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gair. The most common Gair occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Gair's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Gair ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Gair Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Gair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gair 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Gair. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gair. For the veterans among your Gair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gair Life Expectancy

What is the average Gair lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Gair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Gair in 1962 was 66, and 96 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gair ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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