Jerry Family History

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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

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Jerry Family Origin

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Jerry Family Occupations

What did your Jerry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Builders Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Jerry. 2% of Jerry men worked as a Builders Labourer and 50% of Jerry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jerry were Incapacitated and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Builders Labourer
  • Cowman
  • General Labourer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jerry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 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.

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Passenger List

There are 2,000 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.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 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.

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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.

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