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O'hegarty Family History

O'hegarty Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Hegarty, O'leary, O'hearn, Hogarty, Hearty, Hagarty, Harty, O'regan

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Where is the O'hegarty family from?

You can see how O'hegarty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The O'hegarty family name was found in Scotland in 1891. In 1891 there were 5 O'hegarty families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded O'hegarty's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of O'hegarty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the O'hegarty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

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

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

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Census Records

There are 47 census records available for the last name O'hegarty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, O'hegarty census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 40 immigration records available for the last name O'hegarty. 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 Cards

There are 2 military records available for the last name O'hegarty. For the veterans among your O'hegarty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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