Watry Family History

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Watry Name Meaning

Dutch: from the personal name Waldrich, composed of the Germanic elements wald ‘rule’ + ric ‘powerful’, ‘rich’.

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


Similar surnames: Harry, Patry, Larry, Werry, Wavra, Patty, Matey, Watne, Matre, Athy

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Watry Family Origin

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Watry Family Occupations

What did your Watry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Watry family was Retired From Business. Farmer, Farming and M Grain House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Watry. The most common Watry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 71% of Watry's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    71%
  • Farming

    14%
  • M Grain House

    7%
  • Retired From Business

    7%

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Watry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Watry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Watry 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Watry. 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 Watry. For the veterans among your Watry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Watry Life Expectancy

What is the average Watry lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Watry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Watry in 1962 was 75, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Watry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Watry 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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