First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hegarty

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  • A user from Massachusetts, United States says the name Hegarty is of Irish (Gealic) origin and means "Unbroken, Unbent".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hegarty

Diane was born on July 10th, 1942. Diane is also known as Diane LaVey.


John was born in 1944.


Paul Hegarty is a soccer player for the Montrose F.C., Tynecastle F.C., Hamilton Academical F.C., Dundee United F.C., St Johnstone F.C., Forfar Athletic F.C., Scottish Football League XI, and Scotland national football team. Paul was born on July 25th, 1954 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Den was born on September 13th, 1954.


Elliot Hegarty is a film director and television director. He was most prominent from 1996 to present. Elliot was born in 1971.


Frances Hegarty is a writer. Frances was born on November 18th, 1948 in Derbyshire, England.


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Popularity of Hegarty as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Hegarty U.S.
  White 95.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.48% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.22% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.50% 16.26%

Of Last Name Hegarty

People with the last name Hegarty are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Hegarty

  • How Popular is the name Hegarty? As a last name Hegarty was the 9,672nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How unique is the name Hegarty? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Hegarty was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Hegarty: Your name in reverse order is Ytrageh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Haegtyr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Hegarty? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,355 people with the last name Hegarty.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Hegarty? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Hegarty as their last name.

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