Horry Family History

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Horry Name Meaning

English: variant of Hurry.

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

Similar surnames: Howry, Torry, Holly, Harry, Hurry, Torrey, Jarry, Corby, Holby, Hort

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Horry Family Origin

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Horry Family Occupations

What did your Horry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Horry. The most common Horry occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 33% of Horry's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Horry family was Lab.

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  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Lab


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Horry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Horry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Horry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Horry 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Horry. 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 Horry. For the veterans among your Horry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Horry Life Expectancy

What is the average Horry lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Horry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Horry in 1957 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Horry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Horry ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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