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Nearing Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Niering, a habitational name from a place so named in Westphalia, or possibly an altered spelling of Nehring.

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


Similar surnames: Fearing, Neering, Gearing, Nehring, Hearing, Dearing, Zehring, Maring

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Nearing Family Origin

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Nearing Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    43%
  • Cooper

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Seaman

    14%

In 1881, the most common Nearing occupation in Canada was Miner. 43% of Nearing's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Nearing family was Seaman. Miner, Cooper and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Nearing.

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Nearing Historical Records

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Nearing Life Expectancy

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