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Heagerty Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Haggerty .

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


Similar surnames: Hagerty, Hagarty, Hegarty, Tagert, Haggarty, Fogerty, Laferty

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Where is the Heagerty family from?

You can see how Heagerty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Heagerty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Heagerty families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Heagerty family living in Massachusetts. This was 100% of all the recorded Heagerty's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Heagerty families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Heagerty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Heagerty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Heagerty. 34% of Heagerty men worked as a Laborer and 55% of Heagerty women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Heagerty were Watchman and Housekeeper. .

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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
    34%
  • Salesman
    27%
  • Farmer
    14%
  • Watchman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    55%
  • Stenographer
    28%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Heagerty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Heagerty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 378 immigration records available for the last name Heagerty. 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 457 military records available for the last name Heagerty. For the veterans among your Heagerty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Heagerty lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Heagerty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Heagerty in 1962 was 83, and 89 in 2004.

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