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Geery Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Geary.

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


Similar surnames: Geary, Beery, Gerry, Geer, Peery, Deere, Gary, Teer, Feely, Heery

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Where is the Geery family from?

You can see how Geery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Geery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Geery families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Geery families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Geery's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Geery families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Geery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Geery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Geery. 29% of Geery men worked as a Farmer and 72% of Geery women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geery were Motor Trucker and Operator.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    29%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Salesman
    15%
  • Motor Trucker
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    72%
  • Operator
    29%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Geery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 396 immigration records available for the last name Geery. 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 Cards

There are 284 military records available for the last name Geery. For the veterans among your Geery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Geery lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Geery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Geery in 1963 was 83, and 73 in 2004.

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