Deary Family History

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Deary Name Meaning

nickname for a noisy or troublesome person, from Anglo-French de(s)rei ‘noise’, ‘trouble’, ‘turbulence’ (from Old French desroi). topographic for someone who lived by a deer enclosure, from Old English deor ‘deer’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

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

Similar surnames: Dear, Derry, Mears, Geary, Weary, Perry, Demary, Dery, Day, Dary

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Deary Family Origin

Where is the Deary family from?

Deary Family Occupations

What did your Deary ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Deary family was Founder. The most common Deary occupation in Canada was Farm Labor. 13% of Deary's were Farm Labors. Farm Labor, Farm Labour and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deary.

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  • Farm Labor

  • Farm Labour

  • Farmer

  • Founder


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

Deary Historical Records

What Deary family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Deary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deary 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 Deary. 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 Deary. For the veterans among your Deary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deary Life Expectancy

What is the average Deary lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Deary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Deary in 1953 was 36, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deary

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deary 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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