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Where is the Pears family from?
You can see how Pears families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pears family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pears families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Pears families living in New York. This was about 56% of all the recorded Pears's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Pears families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pears surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pears. 30% of Pears men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Pears women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pears were Truck Driver and Saleslady.