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Where is the Leary family from?
You can see how Leary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leary families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 35 Leary families living in New York. This was about 34% of all the recorded Leary's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Leary families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Leary. 13% of Leary men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Leary women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leary were Farmer and Housewife.