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Hanratty Family History

Hanratty Name Meaning

Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hIonnrachtaigh ‘descendant of Ionnrachtach’ (also Annrachtach) a personal name meaning ‘marauder attacker’. Compare Enright .

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


Similar surnames: Harty, Hanrahan, Hanley, Hannan, Harrity, Hannaway, Hanaway, Sarratt

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Where is the Hanratty family from?

You can see how Hanratty families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Hanratty family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Hanratty families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 44 Hanratty families living in Durham. This was about 34% of all the recorded Hanratty's in United Kingdom. Durham had the highest population of Hanratty families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Hanratty surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Hanratty ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Hanratty. 38% of Hanratty men worked as a General Labourer and 81% of Hanratty women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Hanratty were Scrap Metal Rag Sorter and Unpaid Domestic. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    38%
  • General Labourer Heavy Worker
    19%
  • Dock Labourer
    19%
  • Scrap Metal Rag Sorter
    13%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Incapacitated
    5%
  • Domestic Duties
    5%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Hanratty. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Hanratty. For the veterans among your Hanratty ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Hanratty lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Hanratty life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Hanratty in 1949 was 45, and 80 in 2004.

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