Peairs Family History

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Peairs Name Meaning

English, Welsh, or Irish: variant spelling of Pierce.

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


Similar surnames: Bears, Pears, Phair, Peers, Plair, Peary, Peare, Peters, Gears, Hearn

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Peairs Family Origin

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Peairs Family Occupations

What did your Peairs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Peairs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Peairs's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Peairs family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Fire Insurance Agent were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Peairs.

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  • Farmer

    65%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Fire Insurance Agent

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Peairs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peairs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peairs 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 258 immigration records available for the last name Peairs. 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 397 military records available for the last name Peairs. For the veterans among your Peairs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Peairs Life Expectancy

What is the average Peairs lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Peairs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Peairs in 1952 was 46, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Peairs

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Peairs 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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