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Roarty Family History

Roarty Name Meaning

Irish (Donegal): from Ó Robhartaigh a variant of Ó Raithbheartaigh (see Rafferty ) or from a shortened Anglicized form of Mac Robhartaigh ‘son of Robhartach’ (see McGroarty ).

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


Similar surnames: Fogarty, Hogarty, Hearty, Harty, Carty, Clardy, Rarey, Darty, Gearty

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Where is the Roarty family from?

You can see how Roarty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Roarty family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Roarty families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 7 Roarty families living in Connecticut. This was about 19% of all the recorded Roarty's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Roarty families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Roarty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Roarty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Roarty. 22% of Roarty men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Roarty women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Roarty were Machinist and Typist. .

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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
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    18%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Machinist
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    15%
  • Laborer
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Typist
    10%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Roarty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Roarty 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 490 immigration records available for the last name Roarty. 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 593 military records available for the last name Roarty. For the veterans among your Roarty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Roarty lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Roarty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Roarty in 1945 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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