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Usery Family History

Usery Name Meaning

English: variant of Essary. Compare Ussery.

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


Similar surnames: Ursery, Usry, Ussery, Usrey, Ivery, Ulery, Ury, Urry, Avery, Autery

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Where is the Usery family from?

You can see how Usery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Usery family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Usery families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Usery families living in Tennessee. This was about 43% of all the recorded Usery's in the USA. Tennessee had the highest population of Usery families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Usery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Usery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Usery. 22% of Usery men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Usery women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Usery were Salesman and New Worker.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farming
    10%
  • Salesman
    9%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Respooler
    10%
  • New Worker
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Usery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Usery 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 53 immigration records available for the last name Usery. 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 761 military records available for the last name Usery. For the veterans among your Usery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Usery lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Usery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Usery in 1951 was 69, and 80 in 2004.

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