Gears Name Meaning

English: variant of Gear.

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

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Gears Family Origin

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Gears Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Coachman

    12%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Coal Miner

    6%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gears family was Coal Miner. The most common Gears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Gears's were Farmers. Farmer, Coachman and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gears.

Source: Census data for Gears | Data not to scale

Gears Historical Records

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Gears Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1945 and 2004, Gears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Gears in 1945 was 35, and 91 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gears

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