Grear Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Grier, itself a variant of Gregor.

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


Similar surnames: Greear, Greer, Frear, Crear, Breer, Tear, Grewe, Great, Gean, Gregor

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Grear Family Origin

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Grear Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Finisher

    7%
  • Scale Maker

    7%

In 1881, the most common Grear occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Grear's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Grear. A less common occupation for the Grear family was Scale Maker.

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Grear Historical Records

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Grear Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Grear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Grear in 1942 was 47, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grear

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