Carry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCarry or O’Carry (see McCary).

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


Similar surnames: Garry, Corry, Barry, Carty, Carey, Carr, Scarry, Curry, Carney

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Carry Family Origin

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Carry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Going To School

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    7%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Carry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Carry's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carry family was School. Farmer, Going To School and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carry.

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Carry Historical Records

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Carry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1952 and 2004, Carry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Carry in 1952 was 46, and 58 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Carry

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