Carty Family History

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Carty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cárthaigh ‘descendant of Cárthach’, a byname meaning ‘loving’. See also McCarthy.

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

Similar surnames: Carey, Harty, Canty, Carney, Carry, Darty, Cart, Clardy, Marty, Cary

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Carty Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Carty name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Carty. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • France


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Carty Family Origin

Where is the Carty family from?

Carty Family Occupations

What did your Carty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Laborer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Carty. The most common Carty occupation in Canada was Farmer. 48% of Carty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Carty family was School.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Labourer

  • School


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

Carty Historical Records

What Carty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 130,000 census records available for the last name Carty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Carty 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Carty. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Carty. For the veterans among your Carty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Carty Life Expectancy

What is the average Carty lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Carty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Carty in 1944 was 31, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Carty 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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