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Fear Family History

Fear Name Meaning
nickname for a sociable person, from Middle English fe(a)re ‘comrade’, ‘companion’ (Old English (ge)fera).nickname for a proud or haughty person, from Middle English fere ‘proud’ (Old French fier).

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

162,406 Historical Documents with Fear on Ancestry.com
43,661 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
6,521 Military Records
2,266 Immigration Records
31,767 Census and Voter Lists
78,191 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Fear Families

  • Number of Fear families
     22 - 42
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Fear families
     348 - 693
     117 - 347
     1 - 116
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fear families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fear census records

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Fear Family Origin

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Fear Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Fear

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Fear Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fear census records

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Fear Civil War Service Records

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