Scurry Family History

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Scurry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Scoireadh ‘descendant of Scoireadh’. Woulfe believes Ó Scoireadh and Ó Scurra (see Scarry) to be localized variants of the same name, while MacLysaght regards them as two different names.

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

Similar surnames: Scarry, Curry, Sherry, Scully, Merry, Mcmurray, Mcgarry, Carry, Corry

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Scurry Family Origin

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Scurry Family Occupations

What did your Scurry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cobler and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Scurry. 10% of Scurry men worked as a Cobler and 50% of Scurry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Scurry were General Labourer and Domestic nursing

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cobler
  • Estate Worker
  • Gardener
  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Home Duties
  • Childrens Nurse
  • Domestic nursing

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

Scurry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Scurry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Scurry 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 607 immigration records available for the last name Scurry. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Scurry. For the veterans among your Scurry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Scurry Life Expectancy

What is the average Scurry lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Scurry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Scurry in 1945 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Scurry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Scurry 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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