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Okry Family History

Okry Surname Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Ory, Okray, Opry, Oury, Mokry, Okey, Kay, Bury, Ort, Dery

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Where is the Okry family from?

You can see how Okry families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Okry family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Okry families were found in and USA in 1880. In 1880 there was 1 Okry family living in Arkansas. This was 100% of all the recorded Okry's in USA. Arkansas had the highest population of Okry families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Okry surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Okry ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Maid was the top reported job for people in the USA named Okry. 100% of Okry women worked as a Maid. .

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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.

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Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 62 census records available for the last name Okry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Okry 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 immigration records available for the last name Okry. 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 military records available for the last name Okry. For the veterans among your Okry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Okry lifespan?

Between 1975 and 1989, in the United States, Okry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Okry in 1975 was 74, and 65 in 1989.

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