Mairs Family History

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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

What did your Mairs ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Merchant

    5%

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

Mairs Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Mairs Life Expectancy

What is the average Mairs lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mairs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mairs 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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