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Vary Name Meaning

English: from a late form of Farrow; it was first recorded in the 17th century. Hungarian (Váry): variant of Vári (see Vari).

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

Similar surnames: Gary, Eary, Ary, Varty, Avary, Vardy, Cary, Mars, Darr, Avery

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Where is the Vary family from?

You can see how Vary families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Vary family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Vary families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 57 Vary families living in Quebec. This was about 61% of all the recorded Vary's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Vary families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Vary surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Vary ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Labourer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Vary. 25% of Vary men worked as a Labourer.

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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

  • Labourer
  • Farmer
  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Vary. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Vary 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 777 immigration records available for the last name Vary. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Vary. For the veterans among your Vary ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Vary lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Vary life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Vary in 1940 was 37, and 93 in 2004.

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