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Autery Family History

Autery Name Meaning

Variant spelling of English or French Autry.

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


Similar surnames: Autry, Autrey, Aubry, Auberry, Luter, Auker, Avery, Auger, Aubert

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Where is the Autery family from?

You can see how Autery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Autery family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Autery families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 6 Autery families living in Alabama. This was about 50% of all the recorded Autery's in the USA. Alabama had the highest population of Autery families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Autery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Autery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Autery. 42% of Autery men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Autery women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Autery were Carpenter and Cook.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    42%
  • Farmer
    33%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • House Work
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Cook
    29%
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What Autery family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Autery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Autery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 43 immigration records available for the last name Autery. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 429 military records available for the last name Autery. For the veterans among your Autery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Autery lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Autery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Autery in 1965 was 69, and 72 in 2004.

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