Wearing Family History

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Wearing Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waring.

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

Similar surnames: Fearing, Dearing, Gearing, Warring, Hering, Herring, Hearin, Waring

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Wearing Family Origin

Where is the Wearing family from?

Wearing Family Occupations

What did your Wearing ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Annuitant


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

Wearing Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Wearing. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wearing 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 Wearing. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Wearing. For the veterans among your Wearing ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wearing Life Expectancy

What is the average Wearing lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Wearing life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Wearing in 1951 was 34, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wearing

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wearing 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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