Canty Name Meaning

Irish (West Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó an Cháintighe ‘descendant of the satirist’, from cáinteach ‘satirical’, later shortened to Ó Cáinte.

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


Similar surnames: Carty, Canny, Harty, Carney, Cagney, Talty, Craney, Wanty, Canto

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Canty Family Origin

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Canty Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    9%
  • Dock Labourer

    6%
  • Coal Trimmer

    3%
  • General Laborer

    3%

In 1881, the most common Canty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 9% of Canty's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Canty family was General Laborer. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Coal Trimmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canty.

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Canty Historical Records

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Canty Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, Canty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Canty in 1946 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canty

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