Canty Name Meaning

Irish (West Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó an Cháintighe ‘descendant of the satirist’, from cáinteach ‘satirical’, later shortened to Ó Cáinte.

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


Similar surnames: Carty, Canny, Harty, Carney, Cagney, Talty, Craney, Wanty, Canto

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Canty Family Origin

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Canty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Canty family was Farm Laborer. The most common Canty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Canty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canty.

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Canty Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1946 and 2004, Canty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Canty in 1946 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canty

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