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Where is the Nearing family from?
You can see how Nearing families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nearing family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Nearing families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 55 Nearing families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 83% of all the recorded Nearing's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Nearing families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nearing surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1921, Miner and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Nearing. 80% of Nearing men worked as a Miner and 34% of Nearing women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nearing were Fisherman and Housework. .