Carraher heads of household in the 1911 census

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For background on how the map was made (and its flaws), see the relevant blog entry.

Surname Dictionary

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.
Mag Fhearchair Garraher: de réir Mhic Ghiolla Iasachta, seo sloinne d'aistrigh ó Thír Conaill go Ros Comáin ach níl tásc ná tuairisc orthu anois.MIF.

DEDs where Carraher and a second surname are found together


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