Pears Family History

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Pears Name Meaning

English: variant of Pearce.

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


Similar surnames: Pearse, Peers, Peard, Peairs, Bears, Peare, Wears, Peary, Gears

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Pears Family Origin

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Pears Family Occupations

What did your Pears ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Pears's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pears family was Farming. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pears.

View Census data for Pears | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    23%
  • Keeping House

    19%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Farming

    8%

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

Pears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Pears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pears census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Pears. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Pears. For the veterans among your Pears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pears Life Expectancy

What is the average Pears lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pears in 1961 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pears 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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