Pry Name Meaning

Irish (chiefly County Down): variant of Prey. Perhaps also an Americanized spelling of German Prey.

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


Similar surnames: Pray, Ury, Prey, Fry, Opry, Pay, Ary, Ory, May, Brey

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Pry Family Origin

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Pry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Farm Laborer

    10%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farm

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Pry family was Farm. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pry. The most common Pry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Pry's were Farmers.

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Pry Historical Records

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Pry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2004, Pry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Pry in 1957 was 57, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pry

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