Geraty Family History

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Geraty Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Geraghty.

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

Similar surnames: Gerety, Gerity, Heraty, Girty, Gerrity, Beaty, Geary, Gearty, Gerry

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Geraty Family Origin

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Geraty Family Occupations

What did your Geraty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Geraty family was Blacksmith Helper. The most common Geraty occupation in the USA was Laborer. 28% of Geraty's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geraty.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Blacksmith Helper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Geraty ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Geraty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Geraty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geraty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 966 immigration records available for the last name Geraty. 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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Draft Card

There are 448 military records available for the last name Geraty. For the veterans among your Geraty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geraty Life Expectancy

What is the average Geraty lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Geraty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Geraty in 1957 was 48, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geraty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geraty ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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