Fears Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Fear.

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


Similar surnames: Sears, Mears, Fearn, Bears, Wears, Gears, Pears, Peers, Shears

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Fears Family Origin

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Fears Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    17%
  • Bricklayer

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Builder Plumber Employing 14 Men & 2 Boys

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fears family was Builder Plumber Employing 14 Men & 2 Boys. Agricultural Labourer, Bricklayer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fears. The most common Fears occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 17% of Fears's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Fears Historical Records

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Fears Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1947 and 2004, Fears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Fears in 1947 was 41, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fears

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