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Ary Family History

Ary Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Ihrich itself a very rare variant of Erich . English: variant of Airey . This surname is now very rare in Britain.

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


Similar surnames: Ury, Fry, Amy, Arey, Cary, Arn, Ory, Eary, Acy, Pry

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Where is the Ary family from?

You can see how Ary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ary families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 3 Ary families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Ary's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Ary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ary ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ary. 31% of Ary men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Ary women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ary were Salesman and 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 Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    31%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    23%
  • Laborer
    9%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Ary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ary 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Ary. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 22,000 military records available for the last name Ary. For the veterans among your Ary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ary lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ary in 1959 was 63, and 74 in 2004.

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