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Maire Name Meaning

French: status name or occupational name for a maire, a title denoting a municipal magistrate or other local official (the role of the maire differed at different times at different places). It may also be a nickname for an officious or pompous person. French (Mairé): habitational name from Mairé in Vienne or from Mairé-l’Evescault in Deux-Sèvres.

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


Similar surnames: Mare, Maine, Mair, Mire, Maitre, Caire, Mars, Matre, Marre, Lare

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Maire Family Origin

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Maire Family Occupations

What did your Maire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Maire. A less common occupation for the Maire family was Miner. The most common Maire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 24% of Maire's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    24%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Barber

    6%
  • Miner

    6%

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

Maire Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Maire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Maire 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Maire. 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 Maire. For the veterans among your Maire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Maire Life Expectancy

What is the average Maire lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Maire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Maire in 1962 was 78, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Maire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Maire 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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