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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

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Servant

    9%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • At School

    4%

In 1881, 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. Farmer, Servant and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pierson.

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Pierson Historical Records

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Pierson Life Expectancy

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