Beare Family History

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Beare Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Beer.

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

Similar surnames: Bear, Beale, Beere, Weare, Peare, Beane, Bearce, Bears, Heare, Bare

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Beare Family Origin

Where is the Beare family from?

Beare Family Occupations

What did your Beare ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Beare family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beare. The most common Beare occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Beare's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farming


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

Beare Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Beare. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beare 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Beare. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Beare. For the veterans among your Beare ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beare Life Expectancy

What is the average Beare lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Beare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beare in 1951 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beare

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beare 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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