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Where is the Sear family from?
You can see how Sear families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Sear family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Sear families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Sear families living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Sear's in USA. New York had the highest population of Sear families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Sear surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Sear. 25% of Sear men worked as a Laborer and 18% of Sear women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Sear were Manager and Seamstress. .