Herlihy Family History

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Herlihy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIarfhlatha ‘descendant of Iarfhlaith’, a personal name meaning ‘lord of the west’, sometimes Anglicized as Jarlath.

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


Similar surnames: Heaphy, Herrity, Heslin, Herling, Harrity, Merlin, Berling, Hersch

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Herlihy Family Origin

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Herlihy Family Occupations

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  • Commissioned Boatman Coastguard

    50%
  • Labourer Farm

    50%

In 1881, the most common Herlihy occupation in the UK was Commissioned Boatman Coastguard. 50% of Herlihy's were Commissioned Boatman Coastguards. Commissioned Boatman Coastguard and Labourer Farm were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Herlihy.

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Herlihy Historical Records

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Herlihy Life Expectancy

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