Garrity Family History

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Garrity Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of McGarity, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Oireachtaigh ‘son of Oireachtach’.

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


Similar surnames: Harrity, Garity, Dorrity, Garry, Herrity, Harty, Darity, Gerrity

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Garrity Family Origin

Where is the Garrity family from?

Garrity Family Occupations

What did your Garrity ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Garrity family was Fish Dealer. Labourer, Coal Miner and Dock Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garrity. The most common Garrity occupation in the UK was Labourer. 10% of Garrity's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    10%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Dock Labourer

    5%
  • Fish Dealer

    2%

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

Garrity Historical Records

What Garrity family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garrity. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garrity 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 Garrity

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Garrity. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Garrity. For the veterans among your Garrity ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garrity Life Expectancy

What is the average Garrity lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Garrity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Garrity in 1942 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garrity

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garrity 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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