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Haverty Family History

Haverty Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁbhartaigh ‘descendant of Ábhartach’ a personal name of unexplained etymology.

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

Similar surnames: Harty, Halferty, Faherty, Lavery, Haggerty, Havron, Haverly, Avery

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Where is the Haverty family from?

You can see how Haverty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Haverty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Haverty families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Haverty family living in Illinois. This was about 25% of all the recorded Haverty's in USA. Illinois and 3 other states had the highest population of Haverty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Haverty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Haverty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Haverty. 18% of Haverty men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Haverty women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Haverty were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

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

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What is the average Haverty lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Haverty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Haverty in 1954 was 39, and 83 in 2004.

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