Pearman Family History

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Pearman Name Meaning

English: variant of Pear 1, with the addition of man ‘man’.

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

Similar surnames: Dearman, Peerman, Harman, Perman, Spearman, Parkman, Poorman, Starman

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Pearman Family Origin

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Pearman Family Occupations

What did your Pearman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Beardheas were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pearman. 30% of Pearman men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Pearman women worked as a Beardheas. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pearman were Barkeeper and Hasernard

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Cultivateur
  • Labourer
  • Barkeeper

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Beardheas
  • Domestic
  • Farmer
  • Hasernard

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Pearman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 43,000 census records available for the last name Pearman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pearman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Pearman. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Pearman. For the veterans among your Pearman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pearman Life Expectancy

What is the average Pearman lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Pearman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Pearman in 1951 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pearman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pearman 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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