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Pearson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers (see Pierce). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries. Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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

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Pearson Family Origin

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Pearson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farming

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pearson family was Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pearson. The most common Pearson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pearson's were Farmers.

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Pearson Historical Records

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Pearson Life Expectancy

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Famous Pearson Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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