Myre Family History

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Myre Name Meaning

Norwegian: variant of Myhre.

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

Similar surnames: Myren, Myhre, Wyre, Tyre, Eyre, Ayre, More, Myran, Ure, Muri

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Myre Family Origin

Where is the Myre family from?

Myre Family Occupations

What did your Myre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Myre. A less common occupation for the Myre family was Labourer. The most common Myre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Myre's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Labourer


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

Myre Historical Records

What Myre family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Myre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Myre 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 730 immigration records available for the last name Myre. 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 986 military records available for the last name Myre. For the veterans among your Myre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Myre Life Expectancy

What is the average Myre lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Myre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Myre in 1958 was 49, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Myre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Myre 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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