Ussery Family History

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Ussery Name Meaning

English: variant of Essary. Many forms of this name are found in North America, ranging from Esarey to Usrey, and probably Necessary as well. In the U.S. it is predominantly a southern name.

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

Similar surnames: Ursery, Usery, Usher, Hussey, Esser, Bussey, Avery, Busse, Ulery

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Ussery Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ussery name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ussery. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Norway


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Ussery Family Origin

Where is the Ussery family from?

Ussery Family Occupations

What did your Ussery ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ussery. A less common occupation for the Ussery family was Keeping House. The most common Ussery occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Ussery's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Ussery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Ussery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ussery 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 302 immigration records available for the last name Ussery. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Ussery. For the veterans among your Ussery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ussery Life Expectancy

What is the average Ussery lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Ussery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Ussery in 1949 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ussery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ussery 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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