Bears Name Meaning

Possibly a variant of Welsh and English Pierce or (less probably) of Beers. Possibly a respelling of German Beers or the cognate Behrs.

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

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Bears Family Origin

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Bears Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fisherman

    23%
  • School

    7%
  • Farmer'S Son

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bears family was Farmer'S Son. The most common Bears occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Bears's were Farmers. Farmer, Fisherman and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bears.

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Between 1958 and 2004, Bears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Bears in 1958 was 50, and 85 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bears

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