Quilty Family History

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Quilty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Caoilte, ‘descendant of Caoilte’ (see Kielty).

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


Similar surnames: Quinley, Quigley, Quill, Kielty, Reilly, Munley, Nulty, Quidley

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Quilty Family Origin

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Quilty Family Occupations

What did your Quilty ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Quilty occupation in Canada was Farmer. 22% of Quilty's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Quilty family was Millman. Farmer, Servant and School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quilty.

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  • Farmer

    22%
  • Servant

    22%
  • School

    17%
  • Millman

    11%

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

Quilty Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Quilty Life Expectancy

What is the average Quilty lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Quilty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Quilty in 1954 was 45, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quilty

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quilty 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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