Towry Name Meaning

Probably a variant spelling of English Towery.

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


Similar surnames: Mowry, Torry, Howry, Cory, Torrey, Dowty, Story, Bowdry, Mory, Dory

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Towry Family Origin

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Towry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Blacksmith

    12%
  • Farming

    8%
  • At Home

    4%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Towry family was At Home. The most common Towry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Towry's were Farmers. Farmer, Blacksmith and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Towry.

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Towry Historical Records

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Towry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Towry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Towry in 1953 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Towry

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