Vires Family History

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Vires Name Meaning

French (Huguenot): of uncertain origin; perhaps a habitational name from Vire in Calvados. Compare Vier.

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

Similar surnames: Hires, Vignes, Sires, Jines, Vier, Virts, Viney, Gares, Virgo, Vilas

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Vires Family Origin

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Vires Family Occupations

What did your Vires ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Coliar


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

Vires Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Vires. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vires 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 371 immigration records available for the last name Vires. 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 398 military records available for the last name Vires. For the veterans among your Vires ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Vires Life Expectancy

What is the average Vires lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Vires life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Vires in 1953 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Vires 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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