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Meares Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mears.

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


Similar surnames: Maris, Meers, Mires, Weare, Meaker, Mores, Yeates, Mares, Mears

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Meares Family Origin

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Meares Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Drayman

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Meares. The most common Meares occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Meares's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Meares family was Drayman.

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Meares Historical Records

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Meares Life Expectancy

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