Guerry Family History

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Guerry Name Meaning

French and Swiss French: nickname for an aggressive person or occupational name for a soldier. Compare Guerrier.

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

Similar surnames: Guerra, Quarry, Merry, Gery, Terry, Gurley, Cherry, Berry, Derry

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Guerry Family Origin

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Guerry Family Occupations

What did your Guerry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Guerry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Guerry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Guerry family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Guerry.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Works On Farm

  • Farm Laborer


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

Guerry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Guerry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Guerry 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Guerry. 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 Guerry. For the veterans among your Guerry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Guerry Life Expectancy

What is the average Guerry lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Guerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Guerry in 1951 was 51, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Guerry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Guerry 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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