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Marry Family History

Marry Surname Meaning

Irish: from the later pronunciation of Ó Mearadhaigh see Merry English: variant of Mary .

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


Similar surnames: Manry, Barry, Mabry, Farry, Marbry, Garry, Manary, Mulry, Carry

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Where is the Marry family from?

You can see how Marry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Marry family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Marry families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 100 Marry families living in Lancashire. This was about 19% of all the recorded Marry's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Marry families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Marry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Marry 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 Marry. 50% of Marry men worked as a General Labourer and 80% of Marry women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Marry were Railway Clerk and Licensed Victualar (own Account). .

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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
    50%
  • Railway Clerk
    50%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    80%
  • Housewife
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    5%
  • Licensed Victualar (own Account)
    5%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Marry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Marry 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Marry. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Marry. For the veterans among your Marry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Marry lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2002, in the United States, Marry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Marry in 1962 was 66, and 51 in 2002.

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