Last name: PEARSON

All you have to know about the last name PEARSON

Last name frequency

PEARSON : This last name is indexed 627,220 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

PEARSON : 1: English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Per(e) or Piers (see Pear and Pierce) + son. The surname is also quite common in Ireland where it has been established for many centuries. Compare Peerson.2: Americanized form of one or more similar (like-sounding) Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames.

Learn more

Variants of last name

The spelling of names may have changed over the centuries. Knowing these names variants will help you build your family tree.

Geneanet, how it works?

Geneanet, how it works?

Geneanet is a website which allows everyone to start or to go furtther in their family tree.

Go to Geneanet

Search a name

Discover your ancestors and build your family tree step by step through billions of data included in our members' family trees and through civil records.

Most popular first names

Most indexed countries

Available collections for this name