Greear Family History

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Greear Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of Scottish Grier.

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


Similar surnames: Grear, Greer, Creer, Greenan, Frear, Greever, Greely, Greek, Greene

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Greear Family Origin

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Greear Family Occupations

What did your Greear ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Greear family was Laundress. The most common Greear occupation in the UK was Charwoman. 20% of Greear's were Charwomans. Charwoman, Grocer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Greear.

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  • Charwoman

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%
  • Labourer

    20%
  • Laundress

    20%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Greear ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Greear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Greear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Greear census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Greear

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Greear. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Greear. For the veterans among your Greear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Greear Life Expectancy

What is the average Greear lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Greear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Greear in 1940 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Greear

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Greear ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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