Werry Family History

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Werry Name Meaning

English: from an unattested Old German personal name Werric (Old French Guerri).

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

Similar surnames: Berry, Terry, Merry, Ferry, Derry, Jerry, Perry, Verry, Burry, Werre

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Werry Family Origin

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Werry Family Occupations

What did your Werry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Werry family was Carpenter. The most common Werry occupation in Canada was Farmer. 61% of Werry's were Farmers. Farmer, S and Farmer'S Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Werry.

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  • Farmer

  • S

  • Farmer'S Son

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Werry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Werry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Werry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werry 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 938 immigration records available for the last name Werry. 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 769 military records available for the last name Werry. For the veterans among your Werry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Werry Life Expectancy

What is the average Werry lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Werry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Werry in 1962 was 87, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Werry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Werry 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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