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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 2823 people with the Mears surname? In that year Mears was ranked number 1411 for popularity in the UK.
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Did you know that there are currently 3993 people with the Mears surname in the UK? Mears is now ranked number 1445 for popularity in the UK.
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|Rick Mears||Wiki Detail||Rick Ravon Mears (born December 3, 1951 in Wichita, Kansas) is a retired American race car driver.|
|Chris Mears||Wiki Detail||Christopher Peter Mears (born January 20, 1978 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a retired Canadian baseball pitcher who is currently an amateur scout for the Boston Red Sox currently assigned to the midwestern United States.|
|Ray Mears||Wiki Detail||Raymond Paul "Ray" Mears (born 7 February 1964) is a British author and TV presenter on the subject of bushcraft and survival techniques, best known for the shows "Ray Mears' Bushcraft", "World of Survival" and "Extreme Survival".|
|Casey Mears||Wiki Detail||Casey James Mears (born March 12, 1978 in Bakersfield, California) is the driver of the #07 Jack Daniel's Chevrolet Impala SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Richard Childress Racing.|
|Tyrone Mears||Wiki Detail||Tyrone Mears (born 18 February 1983) is an English-born professional football player who currently plays as a right-back for Burnley.|
|Helen Farnsworth Mears||Wiki Detail||Helen Farnsworth Mears (December 21, 1872 - February 17, 1916) was an American sculptor.|
|Ray Mears||Wiki Detail||Ray Mears (November 8, 1926 ? June 11, 2007) was a former collegiate basketball coach at Wittenberg University (1957-1962) and the University of Tennessee (1963-1977).|
|Otto Mears||Wiki Detail||Otto Mears (1839 ? June 24, 1931) was a famous Colorado railroad builder and entrepreneur who played a major role in the early development of southwestern Colorado.|
|Charles Mears||Wiki Detail||Charles Mears was a Michigan lumber businessman, a Chicago, Illinois capitalist, and a developer of the western part of Michigan.|
|Derek Mears||Wiki Detail||Derek Mears (born May 16, 1972) is an American actor and stuntman, best known for his role as the serial killer Jason Voorhees in the reboot of "Friday the 13th".|