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Where is the Wears family from?
You can see how Wears families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Wears family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Wears families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there was 1 Wears family living in Alabama. This was about 33% of all the recorded Wears's in the USA. Alabama and 2 other states had the highest population of Wears families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Wears surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wears. 29% of Wears men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Wears women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wears were Fireman and Inspector.