Heery Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍoruaidh ‘descendant of Íoruadh’, a personal name of unknown origin.

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


Similar surnames: Seery, Henry, Deery, Merry, Sheehy, Terry, Keary, Heer, Neary, Deere

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Heery Family Origin

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Heery Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Butcher

    6%

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heery. The most common Heery occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Heery's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Heery family was Butcher.

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Heery Historical Records

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Heery Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Heery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heery in 1957 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heery

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