Halferty Family History

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Halferty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAilbheartaigh ‘descendant of Ailbeartach’, a personal name or byname probably derived from ilbeartach ‘accomplished’.

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


Similar surnames: Lafferty, Haverty, Rafferty, Haggerty, Halley, Gallery, Mallery

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Halferty Family Origin

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Halferty Family Occupations

What did your Halferty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Halferty. The most common Halferty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Halferty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Halferty family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Farm

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Halferty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Halferty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halferty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Halferty. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Halferty. For the veterans among your Halferty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halferty Life Expectancy

What is the average Halferty lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Halferty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Halferty in 1951 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halferty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halferty 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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