O'flaherty Family History

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O'flaherty Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithbheartaigh ‘descendant of Flaithbheartach’ (see Flaherty).

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

Similar surnames: Flaherty, Faherty, O'doherty, Lafferty, Cloherty, O'haver, O'berry

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O'flaherty Family Origin

Where is the O'flaherty family from?

O'flaherty Family Occupations

What did your O'flaherty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named O'flaherty. 4% of O'flaherty men worked as a General Labourer and 40% of O'flaherty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named O'flaherty were Foundry Works Labourer and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Colliery Stoneman (below)
  • Dock Labourer
  • Foundry Works Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Cook
  • Domestic Servant

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

O'flaherty Historical Records

What O'flaherty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name O'flaherty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'flaherty 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name O'flaherty. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name O'flaherty. For the veterans among your O'flaherty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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O'flaherty Life Expectancy

What is the average O'flaherty lifespan?

Between 1991 and 2003, in the United States, O'flaherty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for O'flaherty in 1991 was 52, and 49 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for O'flaherty

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