Peirson Family History

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Peirson Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Pierson.

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


Similar surnames: Person, Pearson, Peers, Herson, Persons, Parson, Pierson, Peardon

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Peirson Family Origin

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Peirson Family Occupations

What did your Peirson ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peirson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Peirson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peirson family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peirson.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Peirson Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Peirson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peirson 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 Peirson. 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 Peirson. For the veterans among your Peirson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peirson Life Expectancy

What is the average Peirson lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Peirson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Peirson in 1961 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peirson

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peirson 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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