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Kary Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Carey . This surname is rare in Britain.

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

Similar surnames: Cary, Nary, Keary, Ary, Gary, Kay, Karn, Kark, Fary, Eary

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Where is the Kary family from?

You can see how Kary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Kary families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 42 Kary families living in Alberta. This was about 51% of all the recorded Kary's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Kary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kary ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Kary. 69% of Kary men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Miner
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Kary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kary 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Kary. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Kary. For the veterans among your Kary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kary lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Kary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Kary in 1946 was 43, and 80 in 2004.

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