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Ohegarty Family History

Ohegarty 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, Hogarty, Hearty, Hagarty, Harty, Hogarth, Fogarty, Doherty

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Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ohegarty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ohegarty 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 Ohegarty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ohegarty 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 Ohegarty. 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 Ohegarty. For the veterans among your Ohegarty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ohegarty lifespan?

Average Ohegarty life expectancy in 2000 was 77 years. This was higher than the general public life expectancy which was 75.

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