Fears Family History

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Fears Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fear.

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


Similar surnames: Sears, Mears, Fearn, Bears, Wears, Gears, Pears, Peers, Shears

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Fears Family Origin

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Fears Family Occupations

What did your Fears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fears. The most common Fears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Fears's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Fears family was Works On Farm.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Works On Farm

    5%

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

Fears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fears 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Fears. 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 Fears. For the veterans among your Fears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fears Life Expectancy

What is the average Fears lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fears in 1947 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fears 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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