Meares Family History

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Meares Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Mears.

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

Similar surnames: Maris, Meers, Mires, Weare, Meaker, Mores, Yeates, Mares, Mears

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Meares Family Origin

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Meares Family Occupations

What did your Meares ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Retired and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Meares. 82% of Meares women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Domestic Servant
  • Hospital Nurse U D D

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Meares Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Meares. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Meares census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Meares. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Meares. For the veterans among your Meares ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Meares Life Expectancy

What is the average Meares lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Meares life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Meares in 1943 was 43, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Meares 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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