Raftery


Raftery households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland


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

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Surname Dictionary

Ó Reachtabhra Raftery: líonmhar: Connachta, Gaillimh go speisialta. Clann a thosaigh i Maigh Eo. Bhí an t-ainm pearsanta Reachtabhra i bhfeidhm sa 8 & 9 céad. Tá aithne ag gach dalta scoile i Éirinn ar "Raifteri an file" de bharr an dáinín úd, rud narbh mhiste leis an bhfear a chum, Antoine Ó Reachtabhra (1784-1835), file bocht dall go raibh cumhacht na sean-teanga taobh thiar de. Litriú nua: Ó Reachtaire.
Raftery numerous: mainly Connacht, especially Galway. Ir. Ó Reachtabhra (Reachtaire). The first name Reachtabhra was current in 8 and 9 cents. See Rafter. This sept originated in Mayo. SGG.

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