Haughey Family History

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Haughey Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of O’Haughey, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEachaidh ‘descendant of Eachaidh’, a byname meaning ‘horseman’, from each ‘horse’.

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

Similar surnames: Caughey, Haughney, Haugh, Haughn, Mcgaughey, Naugher, Haughton

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Haughey Family Origin

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Haughey Family Occupations

What did your Haughey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Haughey occupation in the UK was Labourer. 13% of Haughey's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Haughey family was Carpet Weaver. Labourer, Iron Ore Miner and Army Pensioner Light Porter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Haughey.

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  • Labourer

  • Iron Ore Miner

  • Army Pensioner Light Porter

  • Carpet Weaver


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

Haughey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Haughey Life Expectancy

What is the average Haughey lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Haughey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Haughey in 1949 was 34, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Haughey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Haughey 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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