Spearing Family History

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Spearing Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spear.

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

Similar surnames: Gearing, Dearing, Spedding, Sperring, Searing, Spear, Hearing

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Spearing Family Origin

Where is the Spearing family from?

Spearing Family Occupations

What did your Spearing ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Gardener and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spearing. A less common occupation for the Spearing family was Carpenter. The most common Spearing occupation in the UK was Farmer. 6% of Spearing's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Gardener

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter


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

Spearing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Spearing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spearing 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Spearing. 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 Spearing. For the veterans among your Spearing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spearing Life Expectancy

What is the average Spearing lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Spearing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Spearing in 1952 was 48, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spearing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spearing 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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