Flaherty Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Flaherty Name Meaning

Irish (Connacht): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Flaithbheartaigh ‘descendant of Flaithbheartach’, a byname meaning ‘generous’, ‘hospitable’ (from flaith(eamh) ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘acting’, ‘behaving’).

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


Similar surnames: Faherty, O'flaherty, Lafferty, Cloherty, Lavery, Flannery, Doherty

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Flaherty Family Origin

Where is the Flaherty family from?

SHOW MORE

Flaherty Family Occupations

What did your Flaherty ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    32%
  • Going To School

    10%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Servant

    4%

In 1881, Farmer, Going To School and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Flaherty. A less common occupation for the Flaherty family was Servant. The most common Flaherty occupation in Canada was Farmer. 32% of Flaherty's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Flaherty | Data not to scale

Flaherty Historical Records

What Flaherty family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Flaherty ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1881 Canadian census records for Flaherty

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Flaherty Life Expectancy

What is the average Flaherty lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Flaherty 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Flaherty Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)

Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Look up another name