Opry Family History

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Opry Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; perhaps an Americanized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Préith (see Prey).

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


Similar surnames: Pry, Prey, Spry, Spray, Lory, Orr, Gary, Oury, Dobry, Dury

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Opry Family Origin

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Opry Family Occupations

What did your Opry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Opry. The most common Opry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Opry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Opry family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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

Opry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Opry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Opry 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Opry. 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 Opry. For the veterans among your Opry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Opry Life Expectancy

What is the average Opry lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Opry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Opry in 1952 was 38, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Opry 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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