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Hir Family History

Hir Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Mir, Hier, Hix, Hair, Hirn, Her, Bir, Hirt, Hird, Hire

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Where is the Hir family from?

You can see how Hir families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hir family name was found in the USA, and Scotland between 1880 and 1920. The most Hir families were found in Scotland in 1881. In 1881 there were 7 Hir families living in Angus. This was 100% of all the recorded Hir's in Scotland. Angus had the highest population of Hir families in 1881.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hir surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hir ancestors do for a living?

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

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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Hir. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hir census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 242 immigration records available for the last name Hir. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Hir. For the veterans among your Hir ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hir lifespan?

Between 1975 and 2002, in the United States, Hir life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2000, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hir in 1975 was 55, and 85 in 2002.

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