Mires Name Meaning

English (Kent): perhaps a variant spelling of Myers. Greek (pronounced as two syllables): nickname from Albanian mirë ‘good’, ‘honest’.

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


Similar surnames: Sires, Bires, Miles, Miers, Mores, Hires, Wires, Jines, Meares

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Mires Family Origin

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Mires Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Mires family was Keeping House. The most common Mires occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Mires's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mires.

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Mires Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Mires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Mires in 1949 was 55, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mires

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