Cafferty Family History

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Cafferty Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McCafferty.

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

Similar surnames: Lafferty, Caffery, Rafferty, Caffrey, Caffey, Faherty, Laffey

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Cafferty Family Origin

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Cafferty Family Occupations

What did your Cafferty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Cafferty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 17% of Cafferty's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Cafferty family was Agricultural Labourer. Labourer, Coal Miner and (Husband In New Leland) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cafferty.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • (Husband In New Leland)

  • Agricultural Labourer


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

Cafferty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Cafferty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cafferty 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Cafferty. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cafferty. For the veterans among your Cafferty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cafferty Life Expectancy

What is the average Cafferty lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Cafferty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Cafferty in 1952 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cafferty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cafferty 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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