Cary Name Meaning

Irish and English: variant spelling of Carey.

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


Similar surnames: Carey, Kary, Clary, Carl, Ary, Cart, Gary, Carr, Carn, Caryl

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Cary Family Origin

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Cary Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    14%
  • Annuitant

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Dressmaker

    2%

In 1881, the most common Cary occupation in the UK was Farmer. 14% of Cary's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Cary family was Dressmaker. Farmer, Annuitant and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cary.

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Cary Historical Records

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Cary Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Cary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Cary in 1944 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cary

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