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Quarry Family History

Quarry Name Meaning
Irish and Manx: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire (see McQuarrie).English (of Norman origin): nickname for a thickset or portly man, from Anglo-Norman French quaré ‘square’. Compare Carré (see Carre).English: from Middle English quarey ‘quarry’, a topographic name for someone who lived near a stone quarry, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.

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

30,110 Historical Documents with Quarry on Ancestry.com
9,616 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
908 Military Records
701 Immigration Records
8,014 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Quarry Families

  • Number of Quarry families
     18 - 33
     7 - 17
     1 - 6
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Quarry families
     29 - 55
     10 - 28
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Quarry families
     17 - 32
     6 - 16
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Quarry Family Origin

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Quarry Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Quarry

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Quarry Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Quarry Civil War Service Records

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