Hire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Dutch and German Heyer or Heier. Welsh: variant of Hier.

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


Similar surnames: Hires, Hite, Hyre, Hile, Hine, Hice, Gire, Hime, Hirte, Hise

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Hire Family Origin

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Hire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    59%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%
  • Keeping House

    2%

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

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Hire Historical Records

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Hire Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Hire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Hire in 1954 was 42, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hire

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