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Nery Name Meaning

Portuguese and Hispanic (mainly Philippines and Mexico): from a Christian personal name bestowed in honor of Saint Philip Neri (see Neri ). Americanized form of Italian Neri

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


Similar surnames: Neri, Nerby, Ney, Mery, Gery, Nary, Bary, Eury, Mers, Merz

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Where is the Nery family from?

You can see how Nery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Nery families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Nery families living in Ontario. This was about 50% of all the recorded Nery's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Nery families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Mender were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nery. 73% of Nery men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Nery women worked as a Mender. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nery were Farmer and Seamstress. .

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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
    73%
  • Farmer
    28%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Mender
    50%
  • Seamstress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nery 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 748 immigration records available for the last name Nery. 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 Nery. For the veterans among your Nery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nery lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Nery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Nery in 1945 was 27, and 82 in 2004.

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