McCaraher households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Caraher fairly rare: Armagh, Monaghan, Louth. Ir. Mac Fhearchair. See Carragher.
Carragher fairly numerous: Oriel (S Ulster) etc. Ir. Mac Fhearchair. The early Irish personal name Ferchar meant, perhaps, "friendly". It occurs as Farquhar (Scotland) and Forker (Ulster). MIF.
Garraher Ir. Mag Fhearchair. The name does not appear in current telephone directories, but has been previously recorded. Found in Roscommon - see Carraher.
MacCarragher rare: Armagh etc. Ir. Mac Fhearchair, from first name Fearchar, friendly. See also Carragher.

The surname

Parishes where McCaraher and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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