Jerry Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Jerry Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): from a pet form of the Norman personal name Gerald. Probably also an altered spelling of Scottish Gerrie, Gerry, shortened forms of Garioch.

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Terry, Ferry, Merry, Jarry, Perry, Werry, Derry, Gerry, Hurry

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Jerry Family Origin

Where is the Jerry family from?

Jerry Family Occupations

What did your Jerry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Jerry family was B Smith. Agricultural Labourer, Ag Labo and Agricl Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jerry. The most common Jerry occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 15% of Jerry's were Agricultural Labourers.

View Census data for Jerry | Data not to scale

  • Agricultural Labourer

    15%
  • Ag Labo

    4%
  • Agricl Labourer

    4%
  • B Smith

    4%

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

Jerry Historical Records

What Jerry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jerry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jerry 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 Jerry

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Jerry. 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.

View all Jerry immigration records

Draft Card

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

View all Jerry military records

You've only scratched the surface of Jerry family history.

Jerry Life Expectancy

What is the average Jerry lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jerry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Jerry in 1954 was 49, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jerry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jerry 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.

Famous Jerry Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name