Dougherty Family History

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Dougherty Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Doherty.

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


Similar surnames: Daugherty, Dougharty, Daughety, Clougherty, Docherty, Loughery

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Dougherty Family Origin

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Dougherty Family Occupations

What did your Dougherty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Dougherty family was Labourer. The most common Dougherty occupation in Canada was Farmer. 41% of Dougherty's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmer Son and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dougherty.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Farmer Son

    6%
  • Going To School

    5%
  • Labourer

    4%

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

Dougherty Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dougherty Life Expectancy

What is the average Dougherty lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2004, in the United States, Dougherty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Dougherty in 1940 was 37, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dougherty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dougherty 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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