Halferty Family History

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Halferty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAilbheartaigh ‘descendant of Ailbeartach’, a personal name or byname probably derived from ilbeartach ‘accomplished’.

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


Similar surnames: Lafferty, Haverty, Rafferty, Haggerty, Halley, Gallery, Mallery

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Halferty Family Origin

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Halferty Family Occupations

What did your Halferty ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Halferty. 35% of Halferty men worked as a Farmer and 27% of Halferty women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Halferty were Salesman and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Clerk
    8%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    27%
  • Housewife
    22%
  • Stenographer
    16%
  • Waitress
    16%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Halferty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Halferty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Halferty 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 445 immigration records available for the last name Halferty. 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 542 military records available for the last name Halferty. For the veterans among your Halferty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Halferty Life Expectancy

What is the average Halferty lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Halferty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Halferty in 1951 was 35, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Halferty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Halferty 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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