Crary Family History

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Crary Name Meaning

Probably Scottish or northern Irish: reduced and altered form of McCreery.

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


Similar surnames: Creary, Crady, Clary, Carr, Cray, Croy, Clardy, Carry, Craw, Gary

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Crary Family Origin

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Crary Family Occupations

What did your Crary ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Crary. 19% of Crary men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Crary women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Crary were Carpenter and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    19%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    16%
  • Secretary
    14%
  • Nurse
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Crary Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Crary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Crary 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Crary. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Crary. For the veterans among your Crary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Crary Life Expectancy

What is the average Crary lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Crary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Crary in 1952 was 43, and 82 in 2004.

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