Fogarty Family History

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Fogarty Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fógartaigh ‘son of Fógartach’, a personal name from fógartha ‘proclaimed’, ‘banished’, ‘outlawed’. It is sometimes Anglicized as Howard.

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

Similar surnames: Hogarty, Roarty, Gogerty, Faherty, Moriarty, Harty, Doherty, Mcgarity

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Fogarty Family Origin

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Fogarty Family Occupations

What did your Fogarty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fogarty family was Laundress. The most common Fogarty occupation in the UK was Tailor. 11% of Fogarty's were Tailors. Tailor, Labourer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fogarty.

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  • Tailor

  • Labourer

  • Carpenter

  • Laundress


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

Fogarty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 75,000 census records available for the last name Fogarty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fogarty 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 15,000 immigration records available for the last name Fogarty. 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 11,000 military records available for the last name Fogarty. For the veterans among your Fogarty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fogarty Life Expectancy

What is the average Fogarty lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Fogarty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Fogarty in 1941 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fogarty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fogarty 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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