Bearss Family History

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Bearss Name Meaning

Probably a variant of English and Welsh Pierce.

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

Similar surnames: Bears, Bearse, Bearce, Barss, Beans, Bear, Bares, Barks, Beams

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Bearss Family Origin

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Bearss Family Occupations

What did your Bearss ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Bearss family was Weaver. The most common Bearss occupation in Canada was Farmer. 83% of Bearss's were Farmers. Farmer, Land ... and M were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Bearss.

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  • Farmer

  • Land ...

  • M

  • Weaver


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Bearss Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Bearss. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bearss census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 249 immigration records available for the last name Bearss. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 961 military records available for the last name Bearss. For the veterans among your Bearss ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bearss Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Bearss life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Bearss in 1959 was 53, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bearss ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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