Darragh


Darragh households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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Surname Dictionary

Darragh fairly numerous: N E Ulster with a few in Midlands. Ir. Mac Darach from the earlier Mac Dubhdarach (black man of the oak). A name associated with Antrim, it has been anglicised Oakes. Some Ulster Darraghs may derive from the Scottish Darroch which has various origins according to Black. SI,MIF & SS.
Mac Dara Darragh: cuíosach líonmhar: Aontroim. De bhunadh Albanach cuid acu, is dócha. Bhí Mac Dubhdara ann tráth ach ní cinnte go bhfuil gaol eatartha. MIF.
Mac Dubhdara Darragh: cuíosach líonmhar in oirthear Uladh ach féach Mac Dara, leis. Tugadh Oakes orthu mar aistriú ar "dair" (an crann). B'fhéidir go bhfuil an t-ainm ársa Dáire i gceist ins na sloinnte seo, ach níl aon chruthúnas ann.MIF & SGG.
Ó Dara Darragh, Oakes: oirthear Uladh. Féach Mac Dara thuas.

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