Parry Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

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

Ready to discover your family story?

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

NEW

Parry Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Parry name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Parry. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

Explore the full experience here
  • England & Wales

    55%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    23%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    2%

Your own DNA-based ethnicity estimate will differ from what you see here. To get your personalized ethnicity estimate, order an AncestryDNA® kit.order an AncestryDNA® kit.

Order a DNA Kit Today

Parry Family Origin

Where is the Parry family from?

Parry Family Occupations

What did your Parry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parry. The most common Parry occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Parry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Parry family was Agricultural Labourer.

View Census data for Parry | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    2%

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

Parry Historical Records

What Parry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 351,000 census records available for the last name Parry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parrycensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Parry

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.

View all Parry immigration records

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.

View all Parry military records

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

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.

Famous Parry Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name