Cloherty Family History

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Cloherty Name Meaning

Irish (Galway): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Clochartaigh ‘descendant of Clochartach’, a personal name, probably formed with cloch ‘stone’, Stone being an alternative Anglicization of the surname.

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


Similar surnames: Clohessy, Flaherty, Faherty, Doherty, Cloney, Lowery, O'doherty

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Cloherty Family Origin

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Cloherty Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Laborer In Boiler Works

    14%
  • Painter

    14%

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In 1880, the most common Cloherty occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Cloherty's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith, Laborer and Laborer In Boiler Works were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cloherty. A less common occupation for the Cloherty family was Painter.

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Cloherty Historical Records

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Cloherty Life Expectancy

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