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Verry Family History

Verry Name Meaning

English: nickname from Old French verai ‘true’.

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

Similar surnames: Merry, Derry, Terry, Berry, Werry, Perry, Ferry, Veron, Jerry, Burry

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Where is the Verry family from?

You can see how Verry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Verry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Verry families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 25 Verry families living in Herefordshire. This was about 14% of all the recorded Verry's in United Kingdom. Herefordshire and 1 other county had the highest population of Verry families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Verry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Verry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Civil Servant (retired) and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Verry. 20% of Verry men worked as a Civil Servant (retired) and 85% of Verry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Verry were Civil Servant and Housekeeper. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • Civil Servant (retired)
  • General Labourer
  • Munition Worker
  • Civil Servant

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife Unpaid
  • Private Means
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Verry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Verry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 961 immigration records available for the last name Verry. 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 Cards

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

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What is the average Verry lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Verry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Verry in 1962 was 69, and 78 in 2004.

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