Quarry Family History

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Quarry Name Meaning

Irish and Manx: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire (see McQuarrie). English (of Norman origin): nickname for a thickset or portly man, from Anglo-Norman French quaré ‘square’. Compare Carré (see Carre). English: from Middle English quarey ‘quarry’, a topographic name for someone who lived near a stone quarry, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one.

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


Similar surnames: Querry, Wharry, Merry, Barry, Quay, Hurry, Harry, Jarry, Curry

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Quarry Family Origin

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Quarry Family Occupations

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  • Glass Cutter

    7%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    5%
  • Baker

    5%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

In 1881, the most common Quarry occupation in the UK was Glass Cutter. 7% of Quarry's were Glass Cutters. Glass Cutter, Agricultural Labourer and Baker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quarry. A less common occupation for the Quarry family was Blacksmith.

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Quarry Historical Records

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Quarry Life Expectancy

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