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Heery Name Meaning

Irish (Meath and Cavan): variant of Heary .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Seery, Henry, Deery, Merry, Sheehy, Terry, Keary, Heer, Neary, Deere

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Where is the Heery family from?

You can see how Heery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Heery families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 19 Heery families living in Lancashire. This was about 40% of all the recorded Heery's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Heery families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heery ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Felt Hat Gardener H W and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Heery. 100% of Heery men worked as a Felt Hat Gardener H W and 89% of Heery 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

  • Felt Hat Gardener H W

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Heery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heery 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 671 immigration records available for the last name Heery. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 440 military records available for the last name Heery. For the veterans among your Heery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heery lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Heery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Heery in 1957 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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