Mclafferty Family History

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Mclafferty Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhlaithbheartaigh ‘son of Flaithbheartach’ (see Lafferty).

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

Similar surnames: Mcclafferty, Mccafferty, Lafferty, Mccaffrey, Mehaffey, Mcgaffey

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Mclafferty Family Origin

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Mclafferty Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Mclafferty occupation in the USA was Barber. 17% of Mclafferty's were Barbers. A less common occupation for the Mclafferty family was Stevedore. Barber, Farmer and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mclafferty.

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  • Barber

  • Farmer

  • Minister

  • Stevedore


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Mclafferty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mclafferty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mclafferty 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 706 immigration records available for the last name Mclafferty. 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 398 military records available for the last name Mclafferty. For the veterans among your Mclafferty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mclafferty Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Mclafferty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Mclafferty in 1954 was 47, and 34 in 2004.

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