Heery Family History

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Heery Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÍoruaidh ‘descendant of Íoruadh’, a personal name of unknown origin.

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

Similar surnames: Seery, Henry, Deery, Merry, Sheehy, Terry, Keary, Heer, Neary, Deere

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Heery Family Origin

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Heery Family Occupations

What did your Heery ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Heery family was Journeyman Tailor. The most common Heery occupation in the UK was Mason'S Labourer. 33% of Heery's were Mason'S Labourers. Mason'S Labourer, Artist In Water Colour and Gas Stoker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Heery.

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  • Mason'S Labourer

  • Artist In Water Colour

  • Gas Stoker

  • Journeyman Tailor


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

Heery Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

There are 671 immigration records available for the last name Heery. 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 440 military records available for the last name Heery. For the veterans among your Heery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Heery Life Expectancy

What is the average Heery lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Heery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heery in 1957 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Heery

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Heery 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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