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Haggart Name Meaning

Scottish (mainly Perthshire): according to Black an altered form of McTaggart . However it seems more likely to be an altered form of Haggard (see 2 below). English: variant of Haggard .

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


Similar surnames: Taggart, Haggard, Faggart, Maggard, Hazard, Haggar, Jagger, Haggarty

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Where is the Haggart family from?

You can see how Haggart families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haggart family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haggart families were found in and Scotland in 1841. In 1840 there were 15 Haggart families living in New York. This was about 75% of all the recorded Haggart's in USA. New York had the highest population of Haggart families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haggart surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haggart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haggart. 16% of Haggart men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Haggart women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haggart were Clerk and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Clerk
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Teacher
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Haggart. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Haggart. For the veterans among your Haggart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haggart lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Haggart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Haggart in 1962 was 55, and 75 in 2004.

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