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

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  • Labourer

    7%
  • Venetian Blind Maker

    7%
  • (Inn) Waiter

    4%
  • Artist (Painting)

    4%

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.

Source: Census data for Garey | Data not to scale

Garey Historical Records

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Garey Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1943 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garey

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