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Pearson Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Piers (see Pierce). The surname is also quite common in Ireland, where it has been established for many centuries. Americanized form of one or more like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish surnames.

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


Similar surnames: Parson, Person, Searson, Pierson, Pehrson, Peerson, Parsons, Merson

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Pearson Family Origin

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Pearson Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    4%
  • Coal Miner

    4%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Pearson family was Agricultural Labourer. The most common Pearson occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Pearson's were Farmers. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pearson.

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Pearson Historical Records

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Pearson Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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