Jerry Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from a pet form of the Norman personal name Gerald. Probably also an altered spelling of Scottish Gerrie, Gerry, shortened forms of Garioch.

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Terry, Ferry, Merry, Jarry, Perry, Werry, Derry, Gerry, Hurry

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Jerry Family Origin

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Jerry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    28%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Cook

    3%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jerry. A less common occupation for the Jerry family was Cook. The most common Jerry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Jerry's were Farmers.

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Jerry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Jerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jerry in 1954 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jerry

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