Rear Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Frear, Reay, Read, Lear, Pear, Bear, Reap, Gear, Sear, Wear

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Rear Family Origin

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Rear Family Occupations

What did your Rear ancestors do for a living?

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Rear ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    14%
  • Brewery Manager

    5%
  • Butler Domestic Servant

    5%
  • Coach Guard Railway

    5%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Brewery Manager and Butler Domestic Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rear. A less common occupation for the Rear family was Coach Guard Railway. The most common Rear occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 14% of Rear's were Agricultural Labourers.

Source: Census data for Rear | Data not to scale

Rear Historical Records

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Rear Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Rear life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1997, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Rear in 1954 was 58, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rear

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