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Mearns Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place so named in Renfrewshire or from a region called The Mearns, more or less co-extensive with Kincardineshire, named in Gaelic as an Mhaoirne, a derivative of maor ‘beadle’ (see Mair).

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


Similar surnames: Hearn, Meas, Mars, Kearns, Warns, Maras, Mares, Jeans, Maris, Means

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Mearns Family Origin

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Mearns Family Occupations

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  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Housekeeper

    2%
  • Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Mearns family was Labourer. Fisherman, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mearns. The most common Mearns occupation in the UK was Fisherman. 7% of Mearns's were Fishermans.

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Mearns Historical Records

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Mearns Life Expectancy

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