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Flaherty Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithbheartaigh ‘descendant of Flaithbheartach’, a byname meaning ‘generous’, ‘hospitable’ (from flaith(eamh) ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘acting’, ‘behaving’).

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


Similar surnames: Faherty, O'flaherty, Lafferty, Cloherty, Lavery, Flannery, Doherty

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Flaherty Family Origin

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Flaherty Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    8%
  • Dock Labourer

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, the most common Flaherty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 8% of Flaherty's were Labourers. Labourer, Dock Labourer and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flaherty. A less common occupation for the Flaherty family was Coal Miner.

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Flaherty Historical Records

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Flaherty Life Expectancy

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