Beery Family History

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Beery Name Meaning

Possibly a reduced variant of the Irish surname O’Berry. Americanized spelling of Swiss German Bieri. Americanized spelling of Hungarian Béry, a habitational name for someone from any of various places called Bér, in Baranya, Komárom, Nógrád, Pest, Vas, or Zala counties.

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

Similar surnames: Berry, Beer, Beers, Biery, Beury, Byerly, Teer, Beedy, Geery, Beeby

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Beery Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Beery name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Beery Family Origin

Where is the Beery family from?

Beery Family Occupations

What did your Beery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Dock Laborer, Loomer and Overlooker Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Beery. The most common Beery occupation in the UK was Dock Laborer. 25% of Beery's were Dock Laborers. A less common occupation for the Beery family was Seaman.

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  • Dock Laborer

  • Loomer

  • Overlooker Cotton Mill

  • Seaman


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

Beery Historical Records

What Beery family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Beery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beery 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 679 immigration records available for the last name Beery. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Beery. For the veterans among your Beery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beery Life Expectancy

What is the average Beery lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Beery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Beery in 1948 was 62, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beery 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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