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Stears Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Steer.

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


Similar surnames: Steers, Shears, Stearns, Stear, Spears, Sears, Skeans, Stearn

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Stears Family Origin

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Stears Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    25%
  • Not Given

    25%
  • Chef De Section

    13%
  • Merchant

    13%

In 1881, the most common Stears occupation in Canada was Going To School. 25% of Stears's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Not Given and Chef De Section were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stears. A less common occupation for the Stears family was Merchant.

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Stears Historical Records

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Stears Life Expectancy

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