Scurry Family History

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Scurry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Scoireadh ‘descendant of Scoireadh’. Woulfe believes Ó Scoireadh and Ó Scurra (see Scarry) to be localized variants of the same name, while MacLysaght regards them as two different names.

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


Similar surnames: Scarry, Curry, Sherry, Scully, Merry, Mcmurray, Mcgarry, Carry, Corry

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Scurry Family Origin

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Scurry Family Occupations

What did your Scurry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scurry. A less common occupation for the Scurry family was Farm Hand. The most common Scurry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Scurry's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farm Hand

    4%

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

Scurry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Scurry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scurry 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 607 immigration records available for the last name Scurry. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scurry. For the veterans among your Scurry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scurry Life Expectancy

What is the average Scurry lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Scurry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Scurry in 1945 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scurry 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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