Corry Family History

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Corry Name Meaning

Irish: reduced and altered form of McCorry. variant spelling of Scottish Corrie.

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


Similar surnames: Coury, Curry, Gorry, Carry, Croy, Cory, Dobry, Cordry, Torry, Corby

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Corry Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Corry name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Corry. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    45%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    28%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Italy

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Corry Family Origin

Where is the Corry family from?

Corry Family Occupations

What did your Corry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Dress Maker and Engineer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Corry. A less common occupation for the Corry family was Bank Clk.. The most common Corry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Corry's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Dress Maker

    19%
  • Engineer

    13%
  • Bank Clk.

    6%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Corry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Corry Historical Records

What Corry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Corry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Corry 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Corry. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Corry. For the veterans among your Corry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Corry Life Expectancy

What is the average Corry lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Corry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Corry in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Corry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Corry ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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