Mears Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived by a pond, Old English mere. topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, Old English (ge)m?re.

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

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Mears Family Origin

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Mears Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

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

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Mears Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, Mears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Mears in 1943 was 39, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mears

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