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Pearce Name Meaning

Welsh, English, and Irish: variant spelling of Pierce.

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


Similar surnames: Peirce, Bearce, Peare, Pearcey, Pearre, Peace, Pearcy, Hearne, Bearse

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Pearce Family Origin

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Pearce Family Occupations

What did your Pearce ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pearce family was Farming. The most common Pearce occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Pearce's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pearce.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Pearce ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Pearce Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pearce ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pearce Life Expectancy

What is the average Pearce lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, Pearce life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pearce in 1942 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pearce ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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