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Rear Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Frear, Reay, Read, Lear, Pear, Bear, Reap, Gear, Sear, Wear

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Rear Family Origin

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Rear Family Occupations

What did your Rear ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Boarding House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rear family was Boarding House. The most common Rear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Rear's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rear.

Source: Census data for Rear | Data not to scale

Rear Historical Records

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Rear Life Expectancy

What is the average Rear lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rear 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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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Rear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rear in 1954 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rear

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