McCarthy


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  • McCarthy in 1659.

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    McCarthy


    McCarthy


    McCarthy
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    McCarthy


    McCarthy
    Kerry (archived)

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    McCarthy


    McCarty


    McCarty




Parishes where McCarthy and a second surname are found together

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

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Antrim:8Armagh:2Belfast city:8Carlow:6
Cavan:2Clare:80Cork:2094Cork city:204
Derry:4Donegal:10Down:31Dublin:6
Dublin city:28Fermanagh:3Galway:15Kerry:715
Kildare:4Kilkenny:8Laois:12Leitrim:9
Limerick:280Limerick city:30Longford:6Louth:11
Mayo:8Meath:11Monaghan:1Offaly:4
Roscommon:5Sligo:3Tipperary:80Tyrone:1
Waterford:129Westmeath:3Wexford:6Wicklow:3

Surname Dictionary

Carthy fairly numerous: Dublin, South East, Connacht. Ir. Ó Cárthaigh, cárthach=loving. Usually spelled Carty. To be distinguished from MacCarthy. SI.
Carty numerous: Connacht, Wexford, Midlands, Belfast. Ir. Ó Cárthaigh. The name related to Connacht historically. See Carthy. SGG.
Mac Carthaigh Mac Carthy: an-líonmhar, sa Mhumhain ach go h-áirithe. Príomh-chlann na h-Eoghanachta, suite in gCaiseal Mumhan roimh an Ionradh. Ina dhiaidh sin in iarthar Chorcaí agus Ciarraí theas. Bhí trí chraobh díobh: Mac Carthaigh Mór, Mac Carthaigh Riabhach agus Mac Carthaigh Mhuscraighe, dream ar leo Caisleán na Blárnan. Ciallaíonn an t-ainm pearsanta Carthach grámhar. Fuair an chéad Chárthach bás i 1045. IF & SGG.
MacCarthy Very numerous: all areas, particularly Cork-Limerick-Kerry. Ir. Mac Carthaigh from first name Carthach, loving. One of the leading septs of Munster, displaced at the Invasion to Cork and Kerry. The Muskerry branch were seated at Blarney Castle. IF.
MacCartie rare: Belfast and scattered. Variant of Mac Carthy. q.v.

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