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

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Queer Family Origin

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Queer Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    31%
  • Farmer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Breakman

    4%

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

Source: Census data for Queer | Data not to scale

Queer Historical Records

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Queer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Queer

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