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Hagerty Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Haggerty .

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

Similar surnames: Hagarty, Heagerty, Hegarty, Laferty, Haggarty, Tagert, Fogerty

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Where is the Hagerty family from?

You can see how Hagerty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hagerty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hagerty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 48 Hagerty families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 43% of all the recorded Hagerty's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Hagerty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hagerty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hagerty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Hagerty. 12% of Hagerty men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Hagerty women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hagerty 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

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 46,000 census records available for the last name Hagerty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Hagerty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Hagerty. 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 Cards

There are 11,000 military records available for the last name Hagerty. For the veterans among your Hagerty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hagerty lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Hagerty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Hagerty in 1943 was 40, and 74 in 2004.

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