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Herlihy Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIarfhlatha ‘descendant of Iarfhlaith’, a personal name meaning ‘lord of the west’, sometimes Anglicized as Jarlath.

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


Similar surnames: Heaphy, Herrity, Heslin, Herling, Harrity, Merlin, Berling, Hersch

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Herlihy Family Origin

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Herlihy Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Herlihy occupation in Canada was Laborer. 100% of Herlihy's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    100%

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Herlihy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Herlihy Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Herlihy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Herlihy in 1952 was 49, and 78 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Herlihy 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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