Gearin Family History

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Gearin Name Meaning

Origin uncertain. Perhaps a variant of Gearing.

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

Similar surnames: Geurin, Garis, Hearin, Gain, Gelvin, Dearie, Hearn, Fearon, Wearing

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Gearin Family Origin

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Gearin Family Occupations

What did your Gearin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gearin family was A Longshoreman. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gearin. The most common Gearin occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Gearin's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • A Longshoreman


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

Gearin Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gearin Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Gearin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Gearin in 1948 was 34, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gearin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gearin 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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