Sear Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Sayer.

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

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Sear Family Origin

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Sear Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    43%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Stone Mason

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Stone Mason were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sear. The most common Sear occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Sear's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sear family was Carpenter.

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Sear Historical Records

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Sear Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Sear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Sear in 1957 was 60, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sear

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