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Where is the Peairs family from?
You can see how Peairs families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peairs family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peairs families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 4 Peairs families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 67% of all the recorded Peairs's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Peairs families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peairs surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peairs. 35% of Peairs men worked as a Farmer and 44% of Peairs women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peairs were Farm Laborer and House Work.