O'rear Family History

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O'rear Name Meaning

Apparently of Irish origin, but unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: O'bear, O'berry, O'lear, O'regan, O'dea, Near, O'leary, O'neal, Rear

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O'rear Family Origin

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O'rear Family Occupations

What did your O'rear ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named O'rear. 11% of O'rear men worked as a Laborer and 6% of O'rear women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named O'rear were Carpenter and Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Truck Driver
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
    6%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Attendant
    4%
  • Clerk
    4%

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

O'rear Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name O'rear. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'rear 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 445 immigration records available for the last name O'rear. 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 O'rear. For the veterans among your O'rear ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'rear Life Expectancy

What is the average O'rear lifespan?

Between 1998 and 2004, in the United States, O'rear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for O'rear in 1998 was 61, and 102 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'rear

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