O'doherty Family History

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O'doherty Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Dochartaigh ‘descendant of Dochartach’ (see Doherty).

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


Similar surnames: Doherty, O'flaherty, Cloherty, Flaherty, O'berry, O'dwyer, Faherty

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O'doherty Family Origin

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O'doherty Family Occupations

What did your O'doherty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the O'doherty family was Tailor. The most common O'doherty occupation in Canada was Laborer. 60% of O'doherty's were Laborers. Laborer and Barrister At Law were the top 2 reported jobs worked by O'doherty.

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  • Laborer

    60%
  • Barrister At Law

    20%
  • Tailor

    20%

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O'doherty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name O'doherty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'doherty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name O'doherty. 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 Card

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

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O'doherty Life Expectancy

What is the average O'doherty lifespan?

Between 1996 and 2002, in the United States, O'doherty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for O'doherty in 1996 was 43, and 55 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'doherty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'doherty ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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