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Peare Family History

Peare Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pear.

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


Similar surnames: Petre, Beare, Peary, Peake, Pere, Pearce, Weare, Pears, Pearse, Peace

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Where is the Peare family from?

You can see how Peare families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peare family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peare families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Peare families living in Massachusetts. This was about 15% of all the recorded Peare's in the USA. Massachusetts and 4 other states had the highest population of Peare families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peare surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peare ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Peare. 20% of Peare men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Peare women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peare were Salesman and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    7%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Peare. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peare census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 754 immigration records available for the last name Peare. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 833 military records available for the last name Peare. For the veterans among your Peare ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peare lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Peare life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Peare in 1963 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

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