Tarry Family History

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Tarry Name Meaning

English: variant of Terry 1.

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

Similar surnames: Torry, Jarry, Tarby, Barry, Larry, Farry, Tirey, Harry, Varty, Urry

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Tarry Family Origin

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Tarry Family Occupations

What did your Tarry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Tarry family was Farm Labourer. The most common Tarry occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 7% of Tarry's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Shoe Finisher and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Tarry.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Shoe Finisher

  • Shoe Maker

  • Farm Labourer


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

Tarry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Tarry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Tarry 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Tarry. 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 Tarry. For the veterans among your Tarry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Tarry Life Expectancy

What is the average Tarry lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Tarry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Tarry in 1949 was 46, and 59 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Tarry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Tarry 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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