Mairs Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (chiefly northern Ireland): patronymic from Mair 1.

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


Similar surnames: Mair, Mains, Fails, Maire, Marrs, Maiers, Vails, Majors, Main, Magers

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Mairs Family Origin

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Mairs Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%

In 1880, the most common Mairs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Mairs's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mairs. A less common occupation for the Mairs family was Merchant.

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Mairs Historical Records

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Mairs Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1960 and 2004, Mairs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Mairs in 1960 was 30, and 92 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mairs

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