Dearing Family History

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Dearing Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Dear 1. Americanized spelling of German Diering, a variant of Döring (see Doering).

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


Similar surnames: Dering, Fearing, Gearing, Deering, Wearing, Nearing, Dehring, Hearing

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Dearing Family Origin

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Dearing Family Occupations

What did your Dearing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Dearing occupation in Canada was Farmer. 66% of Dearing's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dearing family was Wagon Maker. Farmer, Farmer, Son and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dearing.

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  • Farmer

    66%
  • Farmer, Son

    7%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Wagon Maker

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Dearing ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Dearing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dearing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dearing 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dearing. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dearing. For the veterans among your Dearing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dearing Life Expectancy

What is the average Dearing lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dearing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dearing in 1952 was 42, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dearing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dearing 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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