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Haggerty Name Meaning

Irish (Louth): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉigceartaigh also Ó hÉigeartaigh ‘descendant of Éigceartach’ a nickname meaning ‘unjust’.

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


Similar surnames: Halferty, Haverty, Faherty, Lafferty, Gogerty, Haggarty, Hagerty

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Where is the Haggerty family from?

You can see how Haggerty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haggerty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haggerty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 34 Haggerty families living in New York. This was about 33% of all the recorded Haggerty's in USA. New York had the highest population of Haggerty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haggerty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haggerty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haggerty. 14% of Haggerty men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Haggerty women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haggerty were Clerk and Clerk. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housewife
    7%
  • Clerk
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Haggerty. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Haggerty. For the veterans among your Haggerty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Haggerty lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Haggerty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Haggerty in 1943 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

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