Gery Name Meaning

Southern French (Géry): variant of Gille. French (Géry): from the Germanic personal name Gaugeric, which was borne by a 6th-century bishop of Cambrai. Possibly a respelling of Swiss German Gehry, a variant of Gehr.

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


Similar surnames: Gary, Geary, Gere, Gero, Gerry, Gerk, Gory, Goy, Wery, Gera

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Gery Family Origin

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Gery Family Occupations

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  • Clerk L & NW Ry

    20%
  • Farm Lab

    20%
  • Groom

    20%
  • Licensed Victualler

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Gery family was Licensed Victualler. The most common Gery occupation in the UK was Clerk L & NW Ry. 20% of Gery's were Clerk L & NW Rys. Clerk L & NW Ry, Farm Lab and Groom were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gery.

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Gery Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, Gery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Gery in 1955 was 64, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gery

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