Avery Name Meaning

English: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Auvery, a Norman form of Alfred. It could also be from a variant of the Anglo-Norman French personal name Aubri (see Aubrey). At least in the case of the original Puritan settlers in New England, there has been some confusion with Averill.

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

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Avery Family Origin

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Avery Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

In 1880, the most common Avery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Avery's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Avery family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Avery.

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Between 1940 and 2004, Avery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Avery in 1940 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Avery

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