Harty Name Meaning

Irish (chiefly Counties Tipperary and Cork): shortened form of O’Harty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthartaigh, Ó hÁrtaigh ‘descendant of Athartach or Artach’, variants of the personal name Faghartach, which is probably a derivative of foghartach ‘noisy’. Perhaps also English, a habitational name from the Isle of Harty in Kent, named in Old English as ‘stag island’, from heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Hardy, Harry, Hasty, Darcy, Carty, Hearty, Hartz, Darty, Carby

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Harty Family Origin

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Harty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, the most common Harty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Harty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harty family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harty.

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Harty Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Harty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Harty in 1951 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harty

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