Quire Family History

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Quire Name Meaning

Scottish or Irish: reduced form of McQuire (see McGuire).

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


Similar surnames: Guire, Quirk, Quine, Cure, Quier, Mcquire, Quinn, Quaife, Quin, Buice

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Quire Family Origin

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Quire Family Occupations

What did your Quire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Quire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Quire's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Buggy Painter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quire. A less common occupation for the Quire family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    25%
  • Buggy Painter

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Quire Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Quire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quire census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Quire

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Quire. 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 Quire. For the veterans among your Quire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quire Life Expectancy

What is the average Quire lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Quire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Quire in 1958 was 39, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quire 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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