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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 1,502 people named Geraghty in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Geraghty in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,502 people named Geraghty were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 799 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 409 were children
  • 53 were disabled

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As Geraghty families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic
  • 10% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940