Parry Family History

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Parry Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Harry ‘son of Harry’ (see Harris).

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

Similar surnames: Perry, Barry, Garry, Harry, Carry, Larry, Prey, Terry, Merry, Parro

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Parry Family Origin

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Parry Family Occupations

What did your Parry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Parry. 3% of Parry men worked as a General Labourer and 52% of Parry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parry were Incapacitated and Incapacitated

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Colliery Hewer
  • Incapacitated

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated

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

Parry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 351,000 census records available for the last name Parry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parry 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 120,000 immigration records available for the last name Parry. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Parry. For the veterans among your Parry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parry Life Expectancy

What is the average Parry lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Parry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Parry in 1946 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parry 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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