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Flaherty Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithbheartaigh ‘descendant of Flaithbheartach’, a byname meaning ‘generous’, ‘hospitable’ (from flaith(eamh) ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘acting’, ‘behaving’).

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

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Flaherty Family Origin

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Flaherty Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Fisherman

    2%

In 1880, the most common Flaherty occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Flaherty's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flaherty. A less common occupation for the Flaherty family was Fisherman.

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Flaherty Historical Records

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Flaherty Life Expectancy

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