Dourgherty Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Dourgherty Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Dougherty, Clougherty, Daugherty, Dougharty, Loughery, Dougher

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Dourgherty Family Origin

Where is the Dourgherty family from?

Dourgherty Family Occupations

What did your Dourgherty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dourgherty family was Pop Corn. The most common Dourgherty occupation in the USA was Laborer. 50% of Dourgherty's were Laborers. Laborer, Cartar and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dourgherty.

View Census data for Dourgherty | Data not to scale

  • Laborer

  • Cartar

  • Farmer

  • Pop Corn


United States shown, England data unavailable

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

Dourgherty Historical Records

What Dourgherty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 149 census records available for the last name Dourgherty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dourgherty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Dourgherty

Passenger List

There are 2 immigration records available for the last name Dourgherty. 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.

View all Dourgherty immigration records

Draft Card

There are 11 military records available for the last name Dourgherty. For the veterans among your Dourgherty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Dourgherty military records

You've only scratched the surface of Dourgherty family history.

Dourgherty Life Expectancy

What is the average Dourgherty lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dourgherty 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dourgherty

Famous Dourgherty Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name