Pears Family History

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Pears Name Meaning

English: variant of Pearce.

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

Similar surnames: Pearse, Peers, Peard, Peairs, Bears, Peare, Wears, Peary, Gears

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Pears Family Origin

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Pears Family Occupations

What did your Pears ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Pears. 27% of Pears men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Pears women worked as a Farmer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Pears were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Labourer
  • Brick Maker
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Clerk

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

Pears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Pears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pears 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Pears. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Pears. For the veterans among your Pears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Pears Life Expectancy

What is the average Pears lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Pears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pears in 1961 was 45, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pears 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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