Rafferty


Rafferty households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Rabhartaigh Raverty: fíor-anamh: Bré, Cill Mhantáin. Ath-leagan d'Ó Raithbheartaigh agus Ó Robhartaigh, q.v.
Ó Raithbheartaigh Rafferty: líonmhar: Ulaidh, Connachta & Laighin thuaidh & rl. Bhí dhá chlann (1) Tír Chonaill mar a rabhadar ina gcomharbaí ar Cholm Cille i dToraigh; (2) Sligeach, craobh d'Uí Fiachrach, suite ag an Scrín; scaipeadh iad seo sa 17 céad. Ar chúis nach léir, bhí an sloinne seo measctha le Ó Robhartaigh, q.v., le fada. An bhrí, ar ndóigh, rath + beartach .i. flaithiúil. Litriú nua: Ó Raifeartaigh.
O'Rafferty Quite numerous: Meath etc. Ir. Ó Raithbheartaigh. See Rafferty.
Rafferty numerous: all areas, especially, Ulster, N Leinster, Connacht. Ir. Ó Raithbheartaigh, (prosperous one). There were septs in Sligo and Donegal where they were associated with Tory Island as Ó Robhartaigh. See also Roarty. IF.
Raverty Very rare: Bray (Wicklow). A variant of Rafferty associated with Oriel.

    Maps

  • Rafferty in 1659.
  • Rafferty births mapped 1864-1913
  • Rafferty 1901 census map
  • Rafferty 1911 census map
  • Rafferty Roman Catholic baptisms

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