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Pierson Name Meaning

English (London): patronymic from the personal name Piers (see Pierce). North German: patronymic from the personal name Pier, a variant of Peer, reduced form of Peter.

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


Similar surnames: Person, Pierron, Peerson, Diersen, Pearson, Iverson, Peterson, Herson

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Pierson Family Origin

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Pierson Family Occupations

What did your Pierson ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pierson. The most common Pierson occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Pierson's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pierson family was At School.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Servant

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • At School

    4%

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Pierson Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Pierson ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Pierson Life Expectancy

What is the average Pierson lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, Pierson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Pierson in 1940 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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