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

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Farm Laborer

    14%
  • Farming

    9%
  • Laborer

    9%

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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Opry Historical Records

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Opry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Opry

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