Sterry Family History

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Sterry Name Meaning

English (Suffolk, Gloucestershire): unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Sperry, Starry, Terry, Sneary, Berry, Stray, Perry, Stears, Merry

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Sterry Family Origin

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Sterry Family Occupations

What did your Sterry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Sterry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 22% of Sterry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Sterry family was Ship Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Sterry.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Ship Carpenter

    5%

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

Sterry Historical Records

What Sterry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Sterry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Sterry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Sterry

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Sterry. 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 Sterry. For the veterans among your Sterry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Sterry Life Expectancy

What is the average Sterry lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Sterry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Sterry in 1952 was 51, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Sterry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Sterry 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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