Fear Name Meaning

nickname for a sociable person, from Middle English fe(a)re ‘comrade’, ‘companion’ (Old English (ge)fera). nickname for a proud or haughty person, from Middle English fere ‘proud’ (Old French fier).

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


Similar surnames: Pear, Dear, Bear, Lear, Kear, Gear, Fair, Ferry, Sears, Peak

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Fear Family Origin

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Fear Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Coal Miner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Fear occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Fear's were Labourers. Labourer, Farmer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fear. A less common occupation for the Fear family was Coal Miner.

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Fear Historical Records

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Fear Life Expectancy

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Between 1945 and 2004, Fear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Fear in 1945 was 29, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fear

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