Gearl Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

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Gearl Family Origin

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Gearl Family Occupations

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

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  • Gardener

    25%
  • Gardener Dom

    25%
  • Platelayer

    25%
  • Railway Plate Layer

    25%

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In 1881, the most common Gearl occupation in the UK was Gardener. 25% of Gearl's were Gardeners. A less common occupation for the Gearl family was Railway Plate Layer. Gardener, Gardener Dom and Platelayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gearl.

Source: Census data for Gearl | Data not to scale

Gearl Historical Records

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Gearl Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1969 and 2002, Gearl life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Gearl in 1969 was 67, and 49 in 2002.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gearl

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