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Burry Family History

Burry Name Meaning

English: possibly a topographic name meaning ‘dweller by the borough (Old English burg) enclosure (Old English (ge)hæg)’, or alternatively a variant spelling of Bury. Swiss German: variant of Burri.

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Burr, Bury, Barry, Curry, Furry, Burgy, Perry, Buley, Busey

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Where is the Burry family from?

You can see how Burry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Burry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Burry families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 105 Burry families living in London. This was about 21% of all the recorded Burry's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Burry families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Burry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Burry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dairy Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Burry. 22% of Burry men worked as a Dairy Farmer and 74% of Burry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Burry were Lorry Driver and Housewife. .

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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 1939

  • Dairy Farmer
    22%
  • Farm Carter
    22%
  • Licensed Victuallers Manager
    15%
  • Lorry Driver
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    74%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    6%
  • Domestic Duties Unpaid
    2%
  • Housewife
    2%
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Burry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Burry 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Burry. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Burry. For the veterans among your Burry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Burry lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Burry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Burry in 1951 was 48, and 75 in 2004.

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