Kearns Family History

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Kearns Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céirín ‘descendant of Céirín’, a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark’, ‘black’. English patronymic -s has been added superfluously.

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


Similar surnames: Keane, Keary, Hearn, Kearney, Berns, Kearn, Jeans, Mearns, Hearns

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Kearns Family Origin

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Kearns Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, the most common Kearns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kearns's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kearns family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kearns.

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Kearns Historical Records

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Kearns Life Expectancy

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