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Carty Family History

Carty Name Meaning

Irish (Cork Wexford Roscommon): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cárthaigh ‘descendant of Cárthach’ an adjectival personal name meaning ‘loving’. This was a poet family in Connacht. The same personal name is the source of McCarthy which was sometimes shortened later to Carthy.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Carey, Harty, Canty, Carney, Carry, Darty, Cart, Clardy, Marty, Cary

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Where is the Carty family from?

You can see how Carty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Carty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Carty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 16 Carty families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 19% of all the recorded Carty's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Carty families in 1840.
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What did your Carty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Carty. 16% of Carty men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Carty women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Carty were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Housekeeper
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Passenger Lists

There are 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Carty. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 12,000 military records available for the last name Carty. For the veterans among your Carty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Carty lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Carty in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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