Shires Family History

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Shires Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): patronymic from Shear.

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


Similar surnames: Spires, Swires, Shire, Hines, Shirts, Sires, Stires, Spikes, Shirer

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Shires Family Origin

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Shires Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Shires family was Farming. The most common Shires occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Shires's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shires.

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Shires Historical Records

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Shires Life Expectancy

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