Bry Name Meaning

French and Dutch: habitational name from any of various places in France and Belgium called Bry(e), Brie, or Bré (see Debree).

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

Similar surnames: Bro, Bey, Bray, Bury, Bay, Goy, Ory, Bly, Brue, Brye

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Bry Family Origin

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Bry Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Bry occupation in the UK was Plasterer Unemployed. 100% of Bry's were Plasterer Unemployeds.

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  • Plasterer Unemployed


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Bry Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

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Draft Card

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Bry Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bry in 1955 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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