Queer Family History

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Queer Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of Scottish or Irish Quire (see McQuire).

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

Similar surnames: Quier, Buter, Queener, Teer, Queen, Luer, Speer, Querry, Luter

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Queer Family Origin

Where is the Queer family from?

Queer Family Occupations

What did your Queer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Queer. The most common Queer occupation in the USA was Laborer. 31% of Queer's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Queer family was Breakman.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Breakman


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

Queer Historical Records

What Queer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Queer Life Expectancy

What is the average Queer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Queer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Queer in 1944 was 37, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Queer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Queer 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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