Kerry Name Meaning

Welsh: habitational name from Ceri, an ancient commot of central Wales.

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Perry, Merry, Keary, Terry, Cerro, Jerry, Kerr, Derry, Cerny

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Kerry Family Origin

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Kerry Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Kerry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Kerry's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kerry. A less common occupation for the Kerry family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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Kerry Historical Records

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Kerry Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Kerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Kerry in 1955 was 48, and 70 in 2004.

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United States

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