Rafter


Rafter households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Reachtabhair Rafter, Raftice: líonmhar: Oir-dheisceart, Lár na Tíre. Bhí an chlann sa i gCill Chainnigh ar dtús; leathnaigh siad go maith - b'fhéidir go bhfuil roinnt measctha leis an gcomh-shloinne Ó Reachtabhra a bhaineann le Connachta. Préamh: reacht = dlí.
Rafter numerous: all areas, especially Dublin, South East, Midlands. Ir. Ó Reachtabhair, from reacht, decree, law. A sept of Kilkenny, the name is cognate with Raftery. See also Raftice and Wrafter. MIF.
Raughter rare: Donegal etc. Ir. Ó Reachtair. See Rafter.
Wrafter Quite numerous: Tullamore (Offaly) etc. Ir. Ó Reachtabhair, reacht, a decree. A sept of Kilkenny. See also Rafter.

    Maps

  • Rafter in 1659.
  • Rafter births mapped 1864-1913
  • Rafter 1901 census map
  • Rafter 1911 census map
  • Rafter Roman Catholic baptisms
  • Rafter Roman Catholic marriages NEW!

Parishes where Rafter and a second surname are found together

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