Lafferty Family History

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Lafferty Name Meaning

Irish (mainly northern Ireland): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fhlaithbheartaigh or Mac Fhlaithbheartaigh ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Flaithbheartach’, a personal name composed of the elements flaith ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘doer of valiant deeds’. See also Flaherty.

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


Similar surnames: Rafferty, Mclafferty, Halferty, Mccafferty, Flaherty, Cafferty

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Lafferty Family Origin

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Lafferty Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

In 1880, the most common Lafferty occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lafferty's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafferty. A less common occupation for the Lafferty family was Carpenter.

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Lafferty Historical Records

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Lafferty Life Expectancy

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