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Faherty Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fathartaigh ‘descendant of Fathartach’, a personal name (also spelled Faghartach) meaning ‘noisy’, from a derivative of foghar ‘noise’.

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


Similar surnames: Flaherty, Fahey, Haverty, Harty, Doherty, Rafferty, Lavery, Haggerty

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Faherty Family Origin

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Faherty Family Occupations

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  • Builder

    14%
  • Income From Property

    14%
  • Joiner

    14%
  • Labourer

    14%

In 1881, Builder, Income From Property and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Faherty. The most common Faherty occupation in the UK was Builder. 14% of Faherty's were Builders. A less common occupation for the Faherty family was Labourer.

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Faherty Historical Records

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Faherty Life Expectancy

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