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Where is the Gary family from?
You can see how Gary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Gary families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 31 Gary families living in New York. This was about 17% of all the recorded Gary's in USA. New York had the highest population of Gary families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Gary. 23% of Gary men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Gary women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gary were Farm Laborer and Teacher. .