Hiram Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Hiram Family Origin

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Hiram Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Housekeeper

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Hiram family was Housekeeper. The most common Hiram occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Hiram's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hiram.

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Hiram Historical Records

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Hiram Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2003, Hiram life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hiram in 1963 was 79, and 98 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hiram

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