Hearing Family History

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Hearing Name Meaning

English: unexplained. Probably a respelling of Irish Hearon. Possibly also an altered form of German Haering (see Hering).

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

Similar surnames: Gearing, Herring, Hering, Nearing, Hearin, Searing, Dearing, Fearing

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Hearing Family Origin

Where is the Hearing family from?

Hearing Family Occupations

What did your Hearing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Boot & Shoe Maker, Bricklayers Labr and Coach Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Hearing. The most common Hearing occupation in the UK was Boot & Shoe Maker. 20% of Hearing's were Boot & Shoe Makers. A less common occupation for the Hearing family was General Laborer.

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  • Boot & Shoe Maker

  • Bricklayers Labr

  • Coach Smith

  • General Laborer


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

Hearing Historical Records

What Hearing family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Hearing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hearing 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 Hearing

Passenger List

There are 280 immigration records available for the last name Hearing. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Hearing. For the veterans among your Hearing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Hearing Life Expectancy

What is the average Hearing lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hearing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hearing in 1943 was 57, and 86 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hearing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hearing 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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