Harty Family History

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Harty Name Meaning

Irish (chiefly Counties Tipperary and Cork): shortened form of O’Harty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthartaigh, Ó hÁrtaigh ‘descendant of Athartach or Artach’, variants of the personal name Faghartach, which is probably a derivative of foghartach ‘noisy’. Perhaps also English, a habitational name from the Isle of Harty in Kent, named in Old English as ‘stag island’, from heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + eg ‘island’.

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


Similar surnames: Hart, Hardy, Harry, Hasty, Darcy, Carty, Hearty, Hartz, Darty, Carby

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Harty Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Harty name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Harty. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland

    41%

  • England & Wales

    36%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Harty Family Origin

Where is the Harty family from?

Harty Family Occupations

What did your Harty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Harty occupation in Canada was Farmer. 25% of Harty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Harty family was Civil Service. Farmer, Fisherman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harty.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Fisherman

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Civil Service

    4%

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

Harty Historical Records

What Harty family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 32,000 census records available for the last name Harty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Harty 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 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Harty. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Harty. For the veterans among your Harty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Harty Life Expectancy

What is the average Harty lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Harty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Harty in 1951 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Harty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Harty 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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