Geraghty Family History

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Geraghty Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Oireachtaigh ‘son of Oireachtach’, a byname meaning ‘member of the assembly’ or ‘frequenting assemblies’.

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


Similar surnames: Heagney, Heaphy, Herlihy, Hearty, Gearty, Keahey, Geraty, Gerity

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Geraghty Family Origin

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Geraghty Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    15%
  • Dock Lab

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Geraghty family was Ag Labourer. The most common Geraghty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 15% of Geraghty's were Labourers. Labourer, Dock Lab and Joiner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Geraghty.

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Geraghty Historical Records

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Geraghty Life Expectancy

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