Flagherty



Household numbers by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Flaherty numerous: all areas: mainly Galway & N Munster. Ir. Ó Flaithbheartaigh (bright ruler). There were septs in Conamara and Thomond (Clare). The name is present in Ulster as Laverty, q.v. IF & SGG.
Ó Flaithbheartaigh (O)Flaherty: an-líonmhar tríd an dtír - ach i gCúige Uladh táid le fáil faoi Laverty. Bhí an chlann ba mhó i nGaillimh agus iad ina dtiarnaí ar Iar-Chonnacht, tráth. I dTuathmhumhain bhí clann eile atá scaipthe i Luimneach & Ciarraí anois. Tá cuma breá uasal ar an mbun-ainm: flaith + beart - "ag gníomhú go flaithiúil". Litriú nua: Ó Flaitheartaigh ach Ó Flatharta go coiteann. IF & SGG.
O'Flaherty numerous: all areas, especially Connacht and Munster. Ir. Ó Flaithbheartaigh (bright ruler). There were septs in Conamara and Clare. IF.

    Maps

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

The surname


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