Cloherty Family History

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Cloherty Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Clochartaigh ‘descendant of Clochartach’, a personal name, probably formed with cloch ‘stone’, Stone being an alternative Anglicization of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Clohessy, Flaherty, Faherty, Doherty, Cloney, Lowery, O'doherty

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Cloherty Family Origin

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Cloherty Family Occupations

What did your Cloherty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dock Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Cloherty. 11% of Cloherty men worked as a Dock Labourer and 27% of Cloherty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Cloherty were Chaffeur Mechanic and Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dock Labourer
    11%
  • worker
    6%
  • Builders Labourer
    6%
  • Chaffeur Mechanic
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    27%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    14%
  • Canvas Machinist
    7%
  • Domestic Duties
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Cloherty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Cloherty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cloherty 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Cloherty. 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 472 military records available for the last name Cloherty. For the veterans among your Cloherty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cloherty Life Expectancy

What is the average Cloherty lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Cloherty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cloherty in 1963 was 77, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cloherty

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