Hyre Family History

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Hyre Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Heier.

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

Similar surnames: Hire, Hyle, Hyke, Hyde, Wyre, Hayre, Fyke, Tyre, Eyre, Hime

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Hyre Family Origin

Where is the Hyre family from?

Hyre Family Occupations

What did your Hyre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Hyre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 62% of Hyre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Hyre family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hyre.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Hyre Historical Records

What Hyre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Hyre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hyre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Hyre

Passenger List

There are 275 immigration records available for the last name Hyre. 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 Hyre. For the veterans among your Hyre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hyre Life Expectancy

What is the average Hyre lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Hyre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Hyre in 1954 was 56, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hyre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hyre 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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