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Werry Family History

Werry Name Meaning

English: from an unattested Old German personal name Werric (Old French Guerri).

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


Similar surnames: Berry, Terry, Merry, Ferry, Derry, Jerry, Perry, Verry, Burry, Werre

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Where is the Werry family from?

You can see how Werry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Werry family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Werry families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1891 there were 88 Werry families living in Cornwall. This was about 37% of all the recorded Werry's in the UK. Cornwall had the highest population of Werry families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Werry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Werry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farmer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Werry. 94% of Werry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties.

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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

  • Farmer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    94%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    4%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Werry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werry 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Werry. 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 769 military records available for the last name Werry. For the veterans among your Werry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Werry lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Werry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Werry in 1962 was 87, and 66 in 2004.

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