Torry Family History

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Torry Name Meaning

English: variant of Terry. Scottish: probably a habitational name from Torry near Aberdeen.

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


Similar surnames: Torr, Torrey, Towry, Tarry, Torre, Tirey, Terry, Dory, Corry, Jerry

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Torry Family Origin

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Torry Family Occupations

What did your Torry ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Torry. 47% of Torry men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Torry women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Torry were Dining Team and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Accountant
    7%
  • Blacksmith
    7%
  • Dining Team
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    25%
  • Foreman
    25%
  • Nurse
    25%
  • Stenographer
    25%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Torry Historical Records

What Torry family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Torry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Torry 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Torry. 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 Torry. For the veterans among your Torry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Torry Life Expectancy

What is the average Torry lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Torry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Torry in 1951 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Torry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Torry 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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