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

Where is the Geraghty family from?

Geraghty Family Occupations

What did your Geraghty ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Geraghty | Data not to scale

  • Labourer

    15%
  • Dock Lab

    4%
  • Joiner

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    2%

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

Geraghty Historical Records

What Geraghty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Geraghty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geraghty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Geraghty. 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 Geraghty. For the veterans among your Geraghty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Geraghty Life Expectancy

What is the average Geraghty lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Geraghty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Geraghty in 1941 was 41, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Geraghty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Geraghty 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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