Fenerty Family History

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Fenerty Name Meaning

Irish: variant of O’Fenaghty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fionnachta (see Finnerty).

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

Similar surnames: Finerty, Finnerty, Faherty, Flaherty, Fereday, Mcenery, Fennessy

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Fenerty Family Origin

Where is the Fenerty family from?

Fenerty Family Occupations

What did your Fenerty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter, Clerk and Custom Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fenerty. The most common Fenerty occupation in Canada was Carpenter. 17% of Fenerty's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Fenerty family was Farmer.

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  • Carpenter

  • Clerk

  • Custom Clerk

  • Farmer


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

Fenerty Historical Records

What Fenerty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Fenerty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fenerty 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 487 immigration records available for the last name Fenerty. 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 411 military records available for the last name Fenerty. For the veterans among your Fenerty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fenerty Life Expectancy

What is the average Fenerty lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2003, in the United States, Fenerty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fenerty in 1953 was 31, and 63 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fenerty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fenerty 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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