Bearce Family History

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Bearce Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English and Welsh Pierce.

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

Similar surnames: Bearse, Pearce, Bears, Bearss, Beare, Bear, Peirce, Barge, Pearcy

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Bearce Family Origin

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Bearce Family Occupations

What did your Bearce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bearce. A less common occupation for the Bearce family was Carpenter. The most common Bearce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Bearce's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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Bearce Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bearce. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bearce 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 539 immigration records available for the last name Bearce. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Bearce. For the veterans among your Bearce ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bearce Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bearce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bearce in 1957 was 58, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bearce 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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