Wharry Family History

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Wharry Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire (see McQuarrie, Quarry).

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


Similar surnames: Quarry, Whary, Sherry, Hardy, Sharry, Harty, Scarry, Garry, Barry

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Wharry Family Origin

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Wharry Family Occupations

What did your Wharry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Pattern Maker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wharry. A less common occupation for the Wharry family was Cistern Digger. The most common Wharry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Wharry's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Pattern Maker

    13%
  • Blacksmith

    7%
  • Cistern Digger

    7%

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

Wharry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wharry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wharry 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Wharry. 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 Wharry. For the veterans among your Wharry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wharry Life Expectancy

What is the average Wharry lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wharry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Wharry in 1952 was 41, and 45 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wharry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wharry 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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