Shears Family History

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Shears Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Shear 1.

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

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Shears Family Origin

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Shears Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    35%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shears. A less common occupation for the Shears family was Keeping House. The most common Shears occupation in the USA was Farmer. 35% of Shears's were Farmers.

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Shears Historical Records

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Shears Life Expectancy

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