Deary Name Meaning

nickname for a noisy or troublesome person, from Anglo-French de(s)rei ‘noise’, ‘trouble’, ‘turbulence’ (from Old French desroi). topographic for someone who lived by a deer enclosure, from Old English deor ‘deer’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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


Similar surnames: Dear, Derry, Mears, Geary, Weary, Perry, Demary, Dery, Day, Dary

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Deary Family Origin

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Deary Family Occupations

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  • Coal Miner

    8%
  • Labourer

    8%
  • Thatcher

    5%
  • Brown Pott Maker

    3%

In 1881, the most common Deary occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 8% of Deary's were Coal Miners. A less common occupation for the Deary family was Brown Pott Maker. Coal Miner, Labourer and Thatcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deary.

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Deary Historical Records

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Deary Life Expectancy

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Between 1953 and 2004, Deary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Deary in 1953 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deary

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