Harty Family History

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Harty Name Meaning

Irish (chiefly Counties Tipperary and Cork): shortened form of O’Harty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthartaigh, Ó hÁrtaigh ‘descendant of Athartach or Artach’, variants of the personal name Faghartach, which is probably a derivative of foghartach ‘noisy’. Perhaps also English, a habitational name from the Isle of Harty in Kent, named in Old English as ‘stag island’, from heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + eg ‘island’.

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

Similar surnames: Hart, Hardy, Harry, Hasty, Darcy, Carty, Hearty, Hartz, Darty, Carby

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Harty Family Origin

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Harty Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Harty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 15% of Harty's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Harty family was Baronet Barrister. Labourer, Coal Miner and (Pensioner Civil Service & Time Keeper At Woollen Mill) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harty.

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  • Labourer

  • Coal Miner

  • (Pensioner Civil Service & Time Keeper At Woollen Mill)

  • Baronet Barrister


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Harty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Harty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harty 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Harty. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Harty. For the veterans among your Harty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harty Life Expectancy

What is the average Harty lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Harty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Harty in 1951 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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