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Did you know that in the 1881 UK census there were 34788 people with the Pearson surname? In that year Pearson was ranked number 91 for popularity in the UK.
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|Karl Pearson||Wiki Detail||Karl Pearson FRS (27 March 1857 ? 27 April 1936) established the disciplineof mathematical statistics.|
|John Loughborough Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Loughborough Pearson was a Gothic Revival architect renowned for his work on churches and cathedrals.|
|Maryon Pearson||Wiki Detail||Maryon Elspeth Pearson, n?e Moody (1901 ? December 26, 1989) was the wife of Lester Bowles Pearson, the 14th Prime Minister of Canada.|
|Drew Pearson||Wiki Detail||Andrew Russell Pearson (December 13, 1897?September 1, 1969), known professionally as Drew Pearson, and born in Evanston, Illinois, was one of the most well-known American "yellow-"journalists of his day.|
|Ridley Pearson||Wiki Detail||Ridley Pearson, born on March 13, 1953 in Glen Cove, New York, is an American writer.|
|Bernard Pearson||Wiki Detail||Bernard Pearson is an artist best known for his sculptures of Discworld characters and buildings.|
|Duke Pearson||Wiki Detail||Duke Pearson (August 17, 1932 ? August 4, 1980) was an American jazz pianist and composer.|
|Todd Pearson||Wiki Detail||Todd Pearson (born November 25, 1977) is an Australian swimming champion, who was born in Geraldton, Western Australia.|
|James Pearson||Wiki Detail||James Pearson VC (born Rathdowney, Queens County, Ireland) 2 October 1822 - died India 23 January 1900) was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.|
|John Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Pearson VC (19 January 1825 - 18 April 1892) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to members of the British and Commonwealth forces.|
|John Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Pearson (February 28, 1612 ? July 16, 1686) was an English theologian and scholar.|
|Frederick Stark Pearson||Wiki Detail||Frederick Stark Pearson (July 3, 1861, Lowell, Massachusetts ? May 7, 1915) was an American electrical engineer and entrepreneur.|
|Gary Pearson||Wiki Detail||Gary Pearson is a Canadian comedian, animator, and cartoonist.|
|Stan Pearson||Wiki Detail||Stanley Clare Pearson (11 January 1919 ? 20 February 1997) was an English football player.|
|George Pearson||Wiki Detail||George William Pearson (19 March 1875 - 6 February 1973) was a pioneering English film director, producer and screenwriter, especially in the heyday of "silent film".|
|Egon Pearson||Wiki Detail||Egon Sharpe Pearson (Hampstead, 11 August 1895 ? London, 12 June 1980) was the only son of Karl Pearson, and like his father, a leading British statistician.|
|David Pearson||Wiki Detail||David Gene Pearson (born December 22, 1934 in Spartanburg, South Carolina) is a former American NASCAR racecar champion.|
|Stuart Pearson||Wiki Detail||James Stuart Pearson (born 21 June 1949 in Hull) was an English football player.|
|Billy Pearson||Wiki Detail||Bill A.|
|Geoffrey Pearson||Wiki Detail||Geoffrey Arthur Holland Pearson OC (December 24, 1927 ? March 18, 2008) was a Canadian diplomat.|
|Denise Pearson||Wiki Detail||Denise Pearson (born Denise Lisa Maria Pearson, 13 June 1968, Romford, Essex) is an English singer-songwriter.|
|Stephen Pearson||Wiki Detail||Stephen Paul Pearson (born 2 October 1982) is a Scottish footballer who plays for Derby County.|
|Johnny Pearson||Wiki Detail||Johnny Pearson (born 18 June 1925, Plaistow, London) is a British composer and pianist.|
|Kayleigh Pearson||Wiki Detail||Kayleigh Emma Pearson (born 25 June 1985 in Bath, England) is an English model who is most famous for winning FHM's second High Street Honey competition, in 2003.|
|Stedman Pearson||Wiki Detail||Stedman Pearson (born Stedman Pearson Jr.|
|James B. Pearson||Wiki Detail||"This article is about James Blackwood Pearson, U.|
|Noel Pearson||Wiki Detail||Noel Pearson (born June 25, 1965, Cooktown) is an influential Aboriginal Australian lawyer, land rights activist and founder of the Cape York Institute for Policy and Leadership, an organisation promoting the economic and social development of Cape York.|
|Drew Pearson||Wiki Detail||Drew Pearson (born January 12, 1951 in South River, New Jersey) is a sportscaster and former American football wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys of the National Football League.|
|John A. Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Andrew Pearson (June 22, 1867 in Chesterfield, England ? June 11, 1940 in Toronto) was an early 20th Century Canadian architect and partner to the Toronto-based firm of Pearson and Darling.|
|Digby Pearson||Wiki Detail||Digby Pearson, also known as "Dig," is a British musician who founded Earache Records, which signed some of the most infamous heavy metal acts worldwide in the 1980s and early 1990s.|
|Allison Pearson||Wiki Detail||Allison Pearson (n?e Judith Allison Lobbett, born 1960, Carmarthen) is a British writer.|
|Carlton Pearson||Wiki Detail||Carlton D'Metrius Pearson, DD (born March 19, 1953 in San Diego, California) is an American singer and a minister in the United Church of Christ.|
|Michael Pearson||Wiki Detail||Michael Pearson (born 1936) is an acknowledged expert on Kent clocks and clock-making.|
|Patricia Pearson||Wiki Detail||Patricia Pearson is a Canadian journalist.|
|Preston Pearson||Wiki Detail||Preston James Pearson (born January 17, 1945 in Freeport, Illinois) is a former professional American football running back in the National Football League who played for the Baltimore Colts (1967-1969), the Pittsburgh Steelers (1970-1974), and the Dallas Cowboys (1975-1980).|
|Monte Pearson||Wiki Detail||Montgomery Marcellus (Monte) Pearson (September 2, 1908 - January 27, 1978) was a starting pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Indians (1932-1935), New York Yankees (1936-1940) and Cincinnati Reds (1941).|
|Mike Pearson||Wiki Detail||Michael Wayne "Mike" Pearson (born August 22, 1980 in Tampa, Florida) is a gridiron football player, presently with the Toronto Argonauts of the Canadian Football League.|
|Adam Pearson||Wiki Detail||Adam Pearson (born 8 April 1964) is the current chairman of Hull City, taking over from Paul Duffen on Monday 2 November 2009 for his second spell at the club.|
|Doris Pearson||Wiki Detail||Doris Pearson (born Doris May Pearson, 8 June 1966, Romford, England) is an English singer and ex member of the pop group, Five Star.|
|Paul Martin Pearson||Wiki Detail||Dr.|
|Charles Pearson||Wiki Detail||Charles Pearson (4 October 1793 ? 14 September 1862) was Solicitor to the City of London, a reforming campaigner, and ? briefly ? Member of Parliament for Lambeth.|
|Kit Pearson||Wiki Detail||Kathleen Margaret Pearson (born 30 April 1947) is a Canadian writer and winner of numerous literature awards.|
|Edmund Pearson||Wiki Detail||Edmund Lester Pearson (1880-1937) was an American librarian and author.|
|James Pearson||Wiki Detail||James Anthony Pearson is a British actor who lives in Glasgow.|
|Virginia Pearson||Wiki Detail||Virginia Belle Pearson (March 7, 1886 - June 6, 1958) was an American stage and film actress.|
|Charles William Pearson||Wiki Detail||Charles William Pearson (1847-1917) was a pioneer Anglican missionary in Uganda, and thus was one of the pioneers of the Church of Uganda.|
|Joey Pearson||Wiki Detail||Joey Pearson (born Joseph A.|
|Nigel Pearson||Wiki Detail||Nigel Graham Pearson (born 21 August 1963) is an English former football player, who played as a defender for Shrewsbury Town, Sheffield Wednesday and Middlesbrough before going in to management.|
|Ewan Pearson||Wiki Detail||Ewan Pearson is an English electronic music producer/remixer who works under various aliases including Maas, Sulky Pup, Villa America, World of Apples, and Dirtbox.|
|Kalvin Pearson||Wiki Detail||Kalvin Pearson (born October 22, 1978) is an American football safety for the Detroit Lions in the National Football League.|
|Glen Pearson||Wiki Detail||Glen Douglas Pearson (born December 26, 1950 in Calgary, Alberta) is a politician in Ontario, Canada.|
|Alastair Pearson||Wiki Detail||Brigadier Alastair Stevenson Pearson CB, DSO & Three Bars, OBE, MC, TD (1915 ? 1995) was a baker, farmer and one of the most highly-regarded soldiers of the British Army who served in World War II.|
|Norman Pearson||Wiki Detail||Norman Pearson is an American orchestral tuba player who is most known as the tubist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra since 1993.|
|Robert E. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Robert E.|
|Francis Pearson||Wiki Detail||Sir Francis Fenwick Pearson, 1st Baronet, MBE, JP (13 June 1911 ? 17 February 1991) was a British colonial administrator, farmer and politician.|
|John James Pearson||Wiki Detail||John James Pearson (October 25, 1800 ? May 30, 1888) was a member of the U.|
|Mark Pearson||Wiki Detail||Mark Pearson (born 28 October 1939) is an English former footballer who played in the Football League as an inside forward for Manchester United, Sheffield Wednesday, Fulham and Halifax Town.|
|Ursula Pearson||Wiki Detail||Ursula Pearson Bellah (1929-2006) was a German-born, American actress, author, and businesswoman, most famous for her role of Hilda in Teenagers From Outer Space and her autobiographical perspective on Nazi Germany "Surviving the Judas Factor: A Childhood Entombed in Nazi Germany".|
|Lucy Pearson||Wiki Detail||Lucy Charlotte Pearson (born 19 February 1972 in King's Lynn) is a former English cricketer who played 12 Women's Test matches and 62 Women's One Day Internationals.|
|Felicia Pearson||Wiki Detail||Felicia "Snoop" Pearson (born May 18, 1980) is an African-American actress, author, and rapper.|
|James Larkin Pearson||Wiki Detail||James Larkin Pearson (September 13, 1879 - August 27, 1981) was a poet and newspaper publisher.|
|Harry Pearson||Wiki Detail||Harry Eyre Pearson was a first class cricketer who played 4 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club between 1878 and 1880.|
|John Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Henry Pearson is a first class cricketer who played 3 matches for Yorkshire County Cricket Club from 1934 to 1936.|
|Herb Pearson||Wiki Detail||Herbert Taylor Pearson was born 5 August, 1910 in Palmerston North and died 15 June, 2006 in Auckland.|
|Molly Pearson||Wiki Detail||Molly Pearson (1876 "-" January 29, 1959) was a Scottish stage actress of the early twentieth century.|
|William Gaston Pearson||Wiki Detail||William Gaston Pearson (1858-1947) was an African American educator and businessman in North Carolina.|
|Albert J. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Albert Jackson Pearson (May 20, 1846 ? May 15, 1905) was a soldier, attorney, judge, and two-term U.|
|Daphne Pearson||Wiki Detail||Joan Daphne Mary Pearson GC (25 May 1911, Bournemouth ? 25 July 2000, Melbourne) was an English Women's Auxiliary Air Force officer during World War II and one of only thirteen women recipients of the George Cross, the highest medal for gallantry not in the face of an enemy that can be awarded to a citizen of the United Kingdom.|
|William H. Pearson||Wiki Detail||William H.|
|Amy Pearson||Wiki Detail||Amy Elizabeth Pearson (born 19 July 1985 in Birmingham, England) is a musician now living in Australia.|
|David Pearson||Wiki Detail||David Pearson is a Canadian scientist, academic and television personality.|
|Stan Pearson||Wiki Detail||Stanley "Stan" Pearson (born 1888 in Sheffield) was a former professional footballer, who played for Huddersfield Town.|
|Noel Pearson||Wiki Detail||Noel Pearson, a native of Dublin, is a film and theatrical producer.|
|Paul Pearson||Wiki Detail||Paul Pearson (born June 15, 1957 in Campbell River, British Columbia) is a former slotback who played ten seasons in the Canadian Football League, mainly for the Toronto Argonauts.|
|Kevin Pearson||Wiki Detail||Joseph Kevin Pearson (born October 10, 1959) is a Republican member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from District 76.|
|Emma Maria Pearson||Wiki Detail||Emma Maria Pearson (1828-1893), the daughter of Captain Charles Pearson, RN, of Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, was a writer and one of the first British women to serve as a nurse for the Red Cross.|
|Mike Pearson||Wiki Detail||Michael Pearson (born 19 January 1988) is a Welsh footballer who is currently playing for Barrow, having signed for the club in July 2008.|
|George Pearson||Wiki Detail||George Pearson, MD, FRS (1751-1828), physician, chemist and early advocate of Jenner's cowpox vaccination.|
|Tom Pearson||Wiki Detail||Thomas Pearson (20 May 1866 ? 4 July 1918) was an English footballer who played at inside-left.|
|Bird M. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Bird Murphy Pearson (or Byrd Murphy Pearson) was a Florida lawyer, planter and a Democratic politician who served on the Florida Supreme Court from 1856 to 1859, one of the first to be popularly elected.|
|William Pearson||Wiki Detail||William Pearson (1934 - 18 June 1995) was an American born baritone, who spent most of his career in Europe, especially in Germany.|
|Kyle Pearson||Wiki Detail||Kyle Pearson (born October 8, 1984 in Panama City, Florida) is a minor league baseball pitcher who is currently a free agent.|
|Charles Pearson||Wiki Detail||Lieutenant-General Sir Charles Knight Pearson KCMG CB (July 1834 ? 2 October 1909) was a military commander in the British Army during the Anglo-Zulu War (also known as the Zulu War).|
|Tom Pearson||Wiki Detail||Tom Pearson (10 May, 1872-12 September 1957) was a Welsh international who played club rugby for Cardiff and Newport and county rugby with Middlesex.|
|Bert Pearson||Wiki Detail||Madison "Bert" Pearson (March 22, 1905 ? May 1945) was a professional American football player.|
|Lester B. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Lester Bowles "Mike" Pearson, PC, OM, CC, OBE (April 23, 1897 ? December 27, 1972) was a Canadian professor, historian, civil servant, statesman, diplomat, and politician, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1957 for organizing the United Nations Emergency Force to resolve the Suez Canal Crisis.|
|Harold Pearson||Wiki Detail||Harold Frederick Pearson (7 May 1908 ? 2 November 1994) was an English footballer who played as a goalkeeper.|
|Richard Pearson||Wiki Detail||Richard Pearson (born 1 August 1918, Monmouth, Monmouthshire) is a Welsh actor best known for his role as Mole in Cosgrove Hall's The Wind in the Willows, its subsequent television series, The Wind in the Willows (TV series) which led on from the original film and its spin-off programme Oh, Mr.|
|Alfred Pearson||Wiki Detail||The Rt Rev Alfred Pearson was second Bishop of Burnley from 1905 to 1909.|
|Philip Pearson||Wiki Detail||Philip James Pearson (born February 16, 1971) is an assistant basketball coach for the University of Georgia Bulldogs men's basketball team.|
|Barry Pearson||Wiki Detail||Barry Lynn Pearson (born February 4, 1950 in Geneseo, Illinois) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver for four seasons for the Pittsburgh Steelers (1972-1973) and Kansas City Chiefs (1974-1976).|
|Stuart Pearson||Wiki Detail||Stuart Pearson (born c.|
|Alfred L. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Alfred L.|
|John Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Hargreaves Pearson, also known as "Jackie Pearson" (25 January 1868 ? 22 June 1931) was an English footballer who spent his entire club career with Crewe Alexandra, playing at inside right, and made one appearance for England in 1892.|
|Albert Pearson||Wiki Detail||Albert Victor Pearson (6 September 1892 - 24 January 1975) was an English footballer.|
|Kevin W. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Kevin W.|
|Ross Pearson||Wiki Detail||Ross Pearson (born September 26, 1984 in Sunderland) is an English professional mixed martial arts fighter.|
|Lawrie Pearson||Wiki Detail||Lawrence (Lawrie) Pearson (born 2 July 1965) is an English former footballer.|
|Mark Pearson||Wiki Detail||Mark Pearson, born Vancouver, BC Canada on 18 June 1987, is a Canadian field hockey player.|
|John Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Pearson (22 January, 1892?1937) was a Scottish professional footballer who played for Arbroath, Tottenham Hotspur and Luton Town.|
|John Pearson||Wiki Detail||John Cecil Pearson (14 March 1896 ? 1979) was an English professional footballer who played as a full back.|
|Nancy K. Pearson||Wiki Detail||Nancy K.|