Deery Family History

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Deery Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Daighre ‘descendant of Daighre’, a byname meaning ‘fiery’.

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

Similar surnames: Derry, Heery, Seery, Deere, Neary, Merry, Delay, Denny, Keary, Terry

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Deery Family Origin

Where is the Deery family from?

Deery Family Occupations

What did your Deery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deery. The most common Deery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Deery's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Deery family was House Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • House Keeper


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

Deery Historical Records

What Deery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Deery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deery 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Deery. 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 Deery. For the veterans among your Deery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deery Life Expectancy

What is the average Deery lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Deery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1999, and highest in 1961. The average life expectancy for Deery in 1958 was 65, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deery 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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