Garey Family History

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Garey Name Meaning

English: variant of Geary 2. Scottish: reduced and altered form of McGarry.

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


Similar surnames: Gary, Garry, Carey, Gares, Gorey, Arey, Rarey, Garvey, Galey, Grey

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Garey Family Origin

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Garey Family Occupations

What did your Garey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Labourer, Venetian Blind Maker and (Inn) Waiter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garey. A less common occupation for the Garey family was Artist (Painting). The most common Garey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Garey's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Venetian Blind Maker

    7%
  • (Inn) Waiter

    4%
  • Artist (Painting)

    4%

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

Garey Historical Records

What Garey family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Garey

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garey. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Garey. For the veterans among your Garey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garey Life Expectancy

What is the average Garey lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Garey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Garey in 1943 was 32, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garey 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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