Kear Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a locksmith, Middle English keyere, kayer, Old English c?gere, from c?g ‘key’ (see Care).

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


Similar surnames: Pear, Bear, Dear, Fear, Lear, Kerr, Bean, Gear, Wear, Leap

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Kear Family Origin

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Kear Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    13%
  • Iron Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Kear family was Blacksmith. Coal Miner, Iron Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kear. The most common Kear occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 13% of Kear's were Coal Miners.

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Kear Historical Records

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Kear Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1950 and 2004, Kear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Kear in 1950 was 18, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kear

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