Canty Family History

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Canty Name Meaning

Irish (West Cork): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó an Cháintighe ‘descendant of the satirist’, from cáinteach ‘satirical’, later shortened to Ó Cáinte.

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


Similar surnames: Carty, Canny, Harty, Carney, Cagney, Talty, Craney, Wanty, Canto

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Canty Family Origin

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Canty Family Occupations

What did your Canty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Canty family was Farmer. Labourer, Son and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Canty. The most common Canty occupation in Canada was Labourer. 17% of Canty's were Labourers.

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  • Labourer

    17%
  • Son

    17%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Canty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Canty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Canty 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Canty. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Canty. For the veterans among your Canty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Canty Life Expectancy

What is the average Canty lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Canty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Canty in 1946 was 38, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Canty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Canty ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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