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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


Similar surnames: Person, Pierron, Peerson, Diersen, Pearson, Iverson, Peterson, Herson

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Pierson Family Origin

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Pierson Family Occupations

What did your Pierson ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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Pierson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pierson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pierson Life Expectancy

What is the average Pierson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Pierson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pierson in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pierson 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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