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Where is the Pearse family from?
You can see how Pearse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pearse family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Pearse families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 16 Pearse families living in Rhode Island. This was about 30% of all the recorded Pearse's in the USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Pearse families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Pearse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Salesman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Pearse. 15% of Pearse men worked as a Salesman and 10% of Pearse women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pearse were Clerk and Teacher.