Lafferty Family History

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Lafferty Name Meaning

Irish (mainly northern Ireland): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fhlaithbheartaigh or Mac Fhlaithbheartaigh ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Flaithbheartach’, a personal name composed of the elements flaith ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘doer of valiant deeds’. See also Flaherty.

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


Similar surnames: Rafferty, Mclafferty, Halferty, Mccafferty, Flaherty, Cafferty

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Lafferty Family Origin

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Lafferty Family Occupations

What did your Lafferty ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lafferty. 30% of Lafferty men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Lafferty women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lafferty were Laborer and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Trapper
    22%
  • Labourer
    18%
  • Laborer
    18%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Stenographer
    60%
  • Domestic
    40%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lafferty Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 53,000 census records available for the last name Lafferty. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lafferty 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lafferty. 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 12,000 military records available for the last name Lafferty. For the veterans among your Lafferty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lafferty Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lafferty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lafferty in 1943 was 28, and 73 in 2004.

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