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Nearing Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Niering, a habitational name from a place so named in Westphalia, or possibly an altered spelling of Nehring.

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


Similar surnames: Fearing, Neering, Gearing, Nehring, Hearing, Dearing, Zehring, Maring

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Nearing Family Origin

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Nearing Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Butcher

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Nearing family was Carpenter. The most common Nearing occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Nearing's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nearing.

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Nearing Historical Records

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Nearing Life Expectancy

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