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Ulery Family History

Ulery Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized spelling of German Ulrich or its variant Ullerich (see Ullery).

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


Similar surnames: Iley, Buley, Iler, Clerk, Ruley, Ulberg, Elert, Eleby, Autery, Usery

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Where is the Ulery family from?

You can see how Ulery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ulery family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Ulery families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 18 Ulery families living in Ohio. This was about 43% of all the recorded Ulery's in the USA. Ohio had the highest population of Ulery families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ulery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ulery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ulery. 26% of Ulery men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Ulery women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ulery were Manager and Farmer.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    26%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Manager
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    17%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Farmer
    8%
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What Ulery family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Ulery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ulery census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 217 immigration records available for the last name Ulery. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ulery. For the veterans among your Ulery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ulery lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Ulery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ulery in 1954 was 46, and 83 in 2004.

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