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Fearing Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Feering, a village in Essex, named from the Old English personal name Fera + -ingas ‘people of’, i.e. ‘(settlement of) Fera’s people’. Americanized spelling of German Viering, a topographic name for someone from a swampy area, from a derivative of Germanic vir ‘bog’, ‘swamp’, or a variant of Fehring 2.

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


Similar surnames: Ferring, Gearing, Herring, Nearing, Dearing, Fehring, Reading

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Fearing Family Origin

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Fearing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Grocer

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Fearing family was Grocer. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fearing. The most common Fearing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 14% of Fearing's were Farmers.

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Fearing Life Expectancy

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