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Moriarty Name Meaning

Irish (Kerry): shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh ‘descendant of Muircheartach’, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + ceardach ‘skilled’, i.e. ‘skilled navigator’. A Meath and Monaghan name of the same form is Anglicized as Murtagh.

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

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Moriarty Family Origin

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Moriarty Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    20%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Keeps House

    2%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moriarty family was Keeps House. Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moriarty. The most common Moriarty occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Moriarty's were Laborers.

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Moriarty Life Expectancy

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