O'flaherty Family History

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O'flaherty Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithbheartaigh ‘descendant of Flaithbheartach’ (see Flaherty).

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


Similar surnames: Flaherty, Faherty, O'doherty, Lafferty, Cloherty, O'haver, O'berry

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O'flaherty Family Origin

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O'flaherty Family Occupations

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

In 1880, the most common O'flaherty occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of O'flaherty's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the O'flaherty family was Keeping House. Laborer, Stone Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by O'flaherty.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Stone Mason

    11%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    7%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your O'flaherty ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

O'flaherty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name O'flaherty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'flaherty 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'flaherty. 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'flaherty. For the veterans among your O'flaherty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'flaherty Life Expectancy

What is the average O'flaherty lifespan?

Between 1991 and 2003, in the United States, O'flaherty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for O'flaherty in 1991 was 52, and 49 in 2003.

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

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your O'flaherty 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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