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Furrey Family History

Furrey Surname Meaning

Irish: variant of Furey .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Furry, Farrey, Currey, Murrey, Fury, Ferren, Curren, Burry, Ferrel

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Where is the Furrey family from?

You can see how Furrey families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Furrey family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Furrey families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1911 there were 18 Furrey families living in Ontario. This was about 69% of all the recorded Furrey's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Furrey families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Furrey surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Furrey ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and House Work were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Furrey. 43% of Furrey men worked as a Farmer and 17% of Furrey women worked as a House Work. Some less common occupations for Americans named Furrey were Machinist and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    43%
  • Salesman
    32%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Machinist
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • House Work
    17%
  • Stenog
    17%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Clerk
    17%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Furrey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Furrey 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 294 immigration records available for the last name Furrey. 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 404 military records available for the last name Furrey. For the veterans among your Furrey ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Furrey lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Furrey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Furrey in 1963 was 71, and 52 in 2004.

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