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Dery Name Meaning

French: habitational name, with the preposition de, for someone from a place named with Walloon ri ‘stream’, for example in Marchin, Liège, or Macquenoise, Hainault, or alternatively from the common northern French place name Rieu(x), derived from Latin rivus ‘stream’, ‘river’. Probably of French origin (Déry), from D’Héry, habitational name, with the preposition d’, from places in Nièvre, Savoy, and Yonne. Hungarian (Déry): habitational name from a place called Dér in Baranya county or Dor in Sopron county. Compare Dory.

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


Similar surnames: Dury, Dory, Mery, Merry, Dey, Denz, Dern, Eder, Cerny, Desy

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Dery Family Origin

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Dery Family Occupations

What did your Dery ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Dery. 25% of Dery men worked as a Cultivateur and 20% of Dery women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dery were Farmer and Domestique

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    25%
  • Journalier
    21%
  • Cultivateur
    7%
  • Farmer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servante
    20%
  • Ouvrier
    15%
  • Tudiant
    10%
  • Domestique
    10%

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

Dery Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Dery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dery 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Dery. 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 Dery. For the veterans among your Dery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dery Life Expectancy

What is the average Dery lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dery in 1957 was 45, and 73 in 2004.

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