Bry Name Meaning

French and Dutch: habitational name from any of various places in France and Belgium called Bry(e), Brie, or Bré (see Debree).

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


Similar surnames: Bro, Bey, Bray, Bury, Bay, Goy, Ory, Bly, Brue, Brye

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Bry Family Origin

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Bry Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Bry occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 83% of Bry's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur and Menusier were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bry.

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  • Cultivateur

    83%
  • Menusier

    17%

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Bry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Bry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bry census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Bry. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Bry. For the veterans among your Bry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bry Life Expectancy

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Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Bry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Bry in 1955 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

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Famous Bry Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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