Essary Family History

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Essary Name Meaning

English: of uncertain origin. Many hypotheses have been put forward as to its origin. The most plausible is that a habitational name from Essworthy (pronounced Essery locally), near Hatherleigh, Devon. Compare Ussery and Esworthy.

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

Similar surnames: Esmay, Esarey, Start, Esser, Ussery, Lessard, Sealy, Edward, Hessey

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Essary Family Origin

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Essary Family Occupations

What did your Essary ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farm Labror were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Essary. The most common Essary occupation in the USA was Farmer. 79% of Essary's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Essary family was Farming.

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  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farm Labror

  • Farming


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

Essary Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Essary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Essary 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 159 immigration records available for the last name Essary. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Essary. For the veterans among your Essary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Essary Life Expectancy

What is the average Essary lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Essary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Essary in 1944 was 22, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Essary

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Essary 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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