Rafferty



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1890 BIRTHS DISTRIBUTION




Rafferty households in mid-19th century Ireland

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See below for a parish-by-parish breakdown of household numbers in each county (paying).

Rafferty households in each county in the Primary Valuation property survey of 1847-64.


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and an all-Ireland parish map (paying).
Antrim 3 Armagh 90
Belfast city 21 Cork 1
Derry 1 Donegal 1
Down 25 Dublin 7
Dublin city 7 Fermanagh 12
Galway 27 Kildare 9
Limerick 6 Longford 6
Louth 56 Mayo 16
Meath 40 Monaghan 38
Offaly 7 Roscommon 14
Sligo 5 Tipperary 5
Tyrone 172 Westmeath 17
Wexford 1 Wicklow 5

SURNAME DICTIONARY/ SLOINNTE NA h-EIREANN

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.
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.


Variants and total numbers.
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SURNAME
TOTAL
O'Rafferty 11
Raferty 8
Rafferty 592
Raverty 50


Recorded variants listed in other sources.
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SURNAME
Ó Rabhartaigh
Ó Raifeartaigh
Ó Raithbheartaigh
Rafferday
Raffertey
Rapherty
Refarty
Rofferty


SECOND SURNAME


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