Search for a relative to learn more about your family history.
Where is the Meares family from?
You can see how Meares families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Meares family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Meares families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Meares families living in North Carolina. This was about 33% of all the recorded Meares's in the USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Meares families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Meares surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Meares. 28% of Meares men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Meares women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Meares were Clerk and Clerk.