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Quarry Name Meaning

Irish and Manx: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire (see McQuarrie). English (of Norman origin): nickname for a thickset or portly man, from Anglo-Norman French quaré ‘square’. Compare Carré (see Carre). English: from Middle English quarey ‘quarry’, a topographic name for someone who lived near a stone quarry, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.

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


Similar surnames: Querry, Wharry, Merry, Barry, Quay, Hurry, Harry, Jarry, Curry

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Quarry Family Origin

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Quarry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    19%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

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Quarry Historical Records

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Quarry Life Expectancy

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