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Where is the Gear family from?
You can see how Gear families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gear family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gear families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 45 Gear families living in Ontario. This was about 42% of all the recorded Gear's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Gear families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gear surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Gear. 47% of Gear men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Gear women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gear were Agent and Damestie.