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

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  • Cultivateur

    15%
  • School

    11%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Dery occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 15% of Dery's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Dery family was Farmer. Cultivateur, School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dery.

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Dery Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dery

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