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Carraher Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearchair ‘son of Fearchar’, a personal name derived from Celtic fear ‘man’ + car ‘dear’, ‘beloved’.

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


Similar surnames: Carrie, Carver, Carnahan, Caraher, Carragher, Karraker, Carrel

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Carraher Family Origin

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Carraher Family Occupations

What did your Carraher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Carraher family was Grocer. The most common Carraher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Carraher's were Farmers. Farmer, Boiler Maker and Cart Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carraher.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Boiler Maker

    4%
  • Cart Driver

    4%
  • Grocer

    4%

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Carraher Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Carraher ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Carraher Life Expectancy

What is the average Carraher lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, Carraher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Carraher in 1954 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

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