Gearty Family History

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Gearty Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of Geraghty.

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

Similar surnames: Geary, Hearty, Girty, Darty, Leary, Getty, Garity, Garry, Gary, Neary

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Gearty Family Origin

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Gearty Family Occupations

What did your Gearty ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gearty occupation in the USA was Contractor-Builder. 10% of Gearty's were Contractor-Builders. Contractor-Builder, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gearty. A less common occupation for the Gearty family was Fireman.

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  • Contractor-Builder

  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Fireman


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

Gearty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gearty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gearty 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 508 immigration records available for the last name Gearty. 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 291 military records available for the last name Gearty. For the veterans among your Gearty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gearty Life Expectancy

What is the average Gearty lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Gearty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Gearty in 1965 was 77, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gearty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gearty 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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