Haggerty Family History

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Haggerty Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉigceartaigh ‘descendant of Éigceartach’, a byname meaning ‘unjust’.

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

Similar surnames: Halferty, Haverty, Faherty, Lafferty, Gogerty, Haggarty, Hagerty

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Haggerty Family Origin

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Haggerty Family Occupations

What did your Haggerty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haggerty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 7% of Haggerty's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Haggerty family was Tailor. Labourer, Bricklayer and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haggerty.

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  • Labourer

  • Bricklayer

  • Coal Miner

  • Tailor


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

Haggerty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 73,000 census records available for the last name Haggerty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Haggerty 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Haggerty. 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 15,000 military records available for the last name Haggerty. For the veterans among your Haggerty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Haggerty Life Expectancy

What is the average Haggerty lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Haggerty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Haggerty in 1943 was 36, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haggerty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haggerty 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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