Gary Name Meaning

English: variant of Geary 2. Irish: reduced form of McGary. Respelling of Swiss German Gehri or Gehry, variants of Gehr.

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

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Gary Family Origin

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Gary Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gary family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gary. The most common Gary occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Gary's were Farmers.

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Gary Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Gary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gary in 1941 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gary

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