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Where is the Pearce family from?
You can see how Pearce families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pearce family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pearce families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 97 Pearce families living in New York. This was about 11% of all the recorded Pearce's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pearce families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pearce 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 Pearce. 15% of Pearce men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Pearce women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pearce were Clerk and Clerk.