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Larry Family History

Larry Name Meaning

English: from the personal name Larry a pet form of Lawrence .

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

Similar surnames: Harry, Lary, Lawry, Barry, Jerry, Terry, Laroy, Hurry, Jarry, Merry

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Where is the Larry family from?

You can see how Larry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larry families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 47 Larry families living in London. This was about 20% of all the recorded Larry's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Larry families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Larry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Larry ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Larry. 100% of Larry men worked as a General Labourer and 90% of Larry 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

  • General Labourer

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Servant
  • Domestic Duties (unpaid)
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Larry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larry 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Larry. 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 19,000 military records available for the last name Larry. For the veterans among your Larry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larry lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Larry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Larry in 1947 was 32, and 70 in 2004.

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