Daugherty Family History

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Daugherty Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty.

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

Similar surnames: Daughety, Dougherty, Dougharty, Laughery, Laughrey, Clougherty

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Daugherty Family Origin

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Daugherty Family Occupations

What did your Daugherty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Daugherty occupation in the UK was Farmer. 13% of Daugherty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Daugherty family was Bricklayer'S Labourer. Farmer, Ag Labourer and Apran Seller were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Daugherty.

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  • Farmer

  • Ag Labourer

  • Apran Seller

  • Bricklayer'S Labourer


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

Daugherty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 132,000 census records available for the last name Daugherty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daugherty 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Daugherty. 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 31,000 military records available for the last name Daugherty. For the veterans among your Daugherty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Daugherty Life Expectancy

What is the average Daugherty lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Daugherty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Daugherty in 1943 was 34, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Daugherty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Daugherty 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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