Wharry Family History

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Wharry Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Guaire (see McQuarrie, Quarry).

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


Similar surnames: Quarry, Whary, Sherry, Hardy, Sharry, Harty, Scarry, Garry, Barry

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Wharry Family Origin

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Wharry Family Occupations

What did your Wharry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Automobile Engineer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Wharry. 10% of Wharry men worked as an Automobile Engineer and 43% of Wharry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wharry were Chemical Process Worker Heavy Work and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Automobile Engineer
    10%
  • Chargenard Chemical Process
    10%
  • Chemical Process Worker
    10%
  • Chemical Process Worker Heavy Work
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    43%
  • Private Means
    22%
  • Clerk Typist Accountant Com
    8%
  • Domestic Duties
    8%

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

Wharry Historical Records

What Wharry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wharry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wharry 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 459 immigration records available for the last name Wharry. 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 515 military records available for the last name Wharry. For the veterans among your Wharry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wharry Life Expectancy

What is the average Wharry lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Wharry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Wharry in 1952 was 41, and 45 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wharry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wharry 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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