Bearse Family History

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Bearse Name Meaning

Variant of Welsh and English Pierce. Compare Bearce.

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

Similar surnames: Bearce, Bears, Bearss, Beare, Pearce, Pearse, Beese, Beams, Beagle

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Bearse Family Origin

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Bearse Family Occupations

What did your Bearse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Bearse family was Keeping House. The most common Bearse occupation in the USA was Fisherman. 17% of Bearse's were Fishermans. Fisherman, Farmer and Mariner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bearse.

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  • Fisherman

  • Farmer

  • Mariner

  • Keeping House


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

Bearse Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Bearse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bearse 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 575 immigration records available for the last name Bearse. 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 907 military records available for the last name Bearse. For the veterans among your Bearse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bearse Life Expectancy

What is the average Bearse lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Bearse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Bearse in 1954 was 31, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bearse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bearse 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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