Cafferky



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Mayo:107Roscommon:14

Surname Dictionary

Cafferky Quite numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Mac Eachmharcaigh (horseman). Originally from Donegal, the name also appears as Cafferty in Connacht and MacCaherty, MacCagherty in E Ulster. IF & SGG.
Cafferty Quite numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Mac Eachmharcaigh. See Cafferky.
Mac Eachmharcaigh Mac Cafferty, Cafferky: líonmhar: Tír Chonaill-Doire, Maigh Eo & rl. Bhí an t-ainm Eachmharcach coiteann ag muintir Mhic Bhraonáin & Uí Dhochartaigh. Baineann an leagan Cafferky le Maigh Eo. IF.
MacAfferty Very rare: Derry. See Mac Cafferty.
MacCafferty numerous: Donegal-Derry. Ir. Mac Eachmharcaigh, modern Eafartaigh (horseman). Associated with the O'Dohertys of Donegal. SGG.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Cafferkey: 4
Cafferky: 121
Cafferty: 39
McCafferky: 6
McCafferty: 169

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Caffakery
Cofferky
Mac Eachmharcaigh
MacAfferty
MacCafferty
McCaferky
McCafferkey


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