Carry Family History

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Carry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCarry or O’Carry (see McCary).

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


Similar surnames: Garry, Corry, Barry, Carty, Carey, Carr, Scarry, Curry, Carney

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Carry Family Origin

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Carry Family Occupations

What did your Carry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Carry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Carry's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carry. A less common occupation for the Carry family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Farming

    4%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Carry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Carry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Carry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Carry. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Carry. For the veterans among your Carry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carry Life Expectancy

What is the average Carry lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Carry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Carry in 1952 was 46, and 58 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carry ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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