|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.|
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