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Charity Name Meaning

English: from Middle English charite ‘charity’, from Old French charité (Latin caritas), probably applied as a nickname for a benevolent, devout, or hospitable person.

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


Similar surnames: Charley, Harty, Cherry, Lacharite, Carby, Claridy, Crite, Charney

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Charity Family Origin

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Charity Family Occupations

What did your Charity ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Charity occupation in Canada was Labourer. 50% of Charity's were Labourers. Labourer and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Charity.

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  • Labourer

    50%
  • Servant

    50%

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

Charity Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Charity Life Expectancy

What is the average Charity lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Charity life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Charity in 1956 was 46, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charity

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charity 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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