Parry Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of the patronymic ap Harry ‘son of Harry’ (see Harris).

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


Similar surnames: Perry, Barry, Garry, Harry, Carry, Larry, Prey, Terry, Merry, Parro

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Parry Family Origin

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Parry Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Fisherman

    13%
  • Scholar

    7%
  • Builder

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parry. A less common occupation for the Parry family was Builder. The most common Parry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 19% of Parry's were Farmers.

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Parry Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Parry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Parry in 1946 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parry

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