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Pierson Name Meaning

English (London): patronymic from the personal name Piers (see Pierce). North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, reduced form of Peter.

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

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Pierson Family Origin

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Pierson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pierson. The most common Pierson occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Pierson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pierson family was Carpenter.

Source: Census data for Pierson | Data not to scale

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Pierson Life Expectancy

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