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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Vear

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From Middle English feer, fere, fer, from Old English fǣr, ġefǣr (“calamity, sudden danger, peril, sudden attack, terrible sight”), from Proto-Germanic *fērą (“danger”), from Proto-Indo-European *per- (“to attempt, try, research, risk”).

  1. fear

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vear

Notable Persons With the Last Name Vear

Percy Vear

Percy was born on July 12th, 1911 in Crossflatts, Bingley, West Riding of Yorkshire, England. He died on March 16th, 1983.

John Vear

John was born on April 5th, 1938.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Vear U.S.
  White 86.52% 64.26%
  African American 3.93% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 7.30% 16.26%

Of Last Name Vear

People with the last name Vear are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Vear

  • How Popular is the name Vear? Vear is the 30,352nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Vear was the 101,247th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Vear have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 165 babies born with the first name Vear in the United States. That's more than enough people named Vear to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Vear? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1919 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Vear first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Vear is Saturday, December 2nd, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Vear born? The highest recorded use of the first name Vear was in 1938 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Vear: The name spelled backwards is Raev. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Avre. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Vear? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 178 people with the last name Vear.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Vear? Vear is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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