Spears Family History

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Spears Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Spear.

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


Similar surnames: Sears, Shears, Spear, Stears, Speare, Speaks, Stearns, Pears, Skeans

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Spears Family Origin

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Spears Family Occupations

What did your Spears ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Spears occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 3% of Spears's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Spears family was Agricultural Labourer. Coal Miner, Labourer and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Spears.

View Census data for Spears | Data not to scale

  • Coal Miner

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%
  • Joiner

    3%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Spears Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Spears. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Spears census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Spears

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Spears. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Spears. For the veterans among your Spears ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Spears Life Expectancy

What is the average Spears lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Spears life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Spears in 1942 was 53, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Spears

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Spears 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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