Dry Name Meaning

English: variant of Dray.

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


Similar surnames: Drey, Drye, Fry, Ary, Dey, Ury, Dory, Dary, Dury, Dray

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Dry Family Origin

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Dry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Farmer Son

    25%
  • Minister

    25%
  • Servant

    25%

In 1881, Farmer, Farmer Son and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dry. A less common occupation for the Dry family was Servant. The most common Dry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Dry's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Dry | Data not to scale

Dry Historical Records

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Dry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Dry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Dry in 1946 was 55, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dry

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