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Kearns Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Céirín ‘descendant of Céirín’, a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark’, ‘black’. English patronymic -s has been added superfluously.

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


Similar surnames: Keane, Keary, Hearn, Kearney, Berns, Kearn, Jeans, Mearns, Hearns

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Kearns Family Origin

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Kearns Family Occupations

What did your Kearns ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Kearns family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kearns. The most common Kearns occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Kearns's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

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Kearns Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Kearns ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Kearns Life Expectancy

What is the average Kearns lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, Kearns life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Kearns in 1943 was 23, and 75 in 2004.

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