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Harty Family History

Harty Name Meaning
Irish (chiefly Counties Tipperary and Cork): shortened form of O’Harty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthartaigh, Ó hÁrtaigh ‘descendant of Athartach or Artach’, variants of the personal name Faghartach, which is probably a derivative of foghartach ‘noisy’.Perhaps also English, a habitational name from the Isle of Harty in Kent, named in Old English as ‘stag island’, from heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + eg ‘island’.

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

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35,605 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,474 Military Records
5,687 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Harty Families

  • Number of Harty families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Harty families
     32 - 61
     11 - 31
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Harty families
     16 - 30
     6 - 15
     1 - 5
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Harty Family Origin

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Harty Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Harty

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Harty Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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