Scarry Family History

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Scarry Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Scurra ‘descendant of Scurra’, a personal name of uncertain origin. See also Scurry.

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


Similar surnames: Scurry, Carey, Curry, Quarry, Sherry, Mcgarry, Carr, Carty, Scally

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Scarry Family Origin

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Scarry Family Occupations

What did your Scarry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Scarry family was Labourer General. Agricultural Labourer, Laborer (Agl) (Farm) and Labourer At Iron Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Scarry. The most common Scarry occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 20% of Scarry's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    20%
  • Laborer (Agl) (Farm)

    20%
  • Labourer At Iron Works

    20%
  • Labourer General

    20%

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

Scarry Historical Records

What Scarry family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Scarry. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Scarry. For the veterans among your Scarry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scarry Life Expectancy

What is the average Scarry lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Scarry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Scarry in 1959 was 52, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scarry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scarry 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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