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Eary Name Meaning

English (Essex): perhaps a variant of Airey.

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


Similar surnames: Ary, Peary, Vary, Gary, Ealy, Cary, Mars, Heary, Eady, Hearl

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Where is the Eary family from?

You can see how Eary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Eary families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1911 there were 7 Eary families living in Quebec. This was about 33% of all the recorded Eary's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Eary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eary ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Seamstress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Eary. 29% of Eary men worked as a Laborer and 36% of Eary women worked as a Seamstress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eary were Common Laborer and Bookkeeper.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    29%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Carpenter
    11%
  • Common Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Seamstress
    36%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Eary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eary census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 292 immigration records available for the last name Eary. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Eary. For the veterans among your Eary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eary lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Eary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Eary in 1962 was 41, and 66 in 2004.

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