Shires Family Background

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Shires Surname Statistics


Top Professions for the Shires family

Profession Census Frequency
Independent 12
Farmer 10
Coal Miner 8
Agricultural Labourer 7
Labourer 5
Female Servant 5
Ag Lab 4
Butcher 3
Blacksmith 3
Clothier 3
Piecer 3
Publican 3
Spinner 3
Wool Dyer 3
Grocer 2
Tailor 2
Upholsterer 2
Cloth Dresser 2
Cloth Maker 2
Cloth Miller 2
Collier 2
Fuller 2
Joiner 2
Mechanic 2
Nurse 2

Shires Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Shears 50% 9,344
2 Shires 100% 5,643
3 Shiers 67% 1,961
4 Sheers 50% 1,586
5 Shores 83% 1,047
6 Shares 83% 210
7 Sheres 83% 129

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The surname Shires is the 2nd most popular varient of Shears.

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