Flaherty



Parishes where Flaherty and a second surname are found together

Surname:



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

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Belfast city:1Cavan:1Clare:41Cork:44
Cork city:10Donegal:8Down:3Dublin:5
Dublin city:2Fermanagh:2Galway:357Kerry:141
Kildare:2Kilkenny:9Laois:3Leitrim:10
Limerick:24Limerick city:7Longford:11Louth:1
Mayo:41Meath:2Monaghan:1Offaly:11
Roscommon:12Sligo:27Tipperary:42Tyrone:4
Waterford:39Westmeath:5Wexford:18Wicklow:2

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.

Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Flagherty: 16
Flaherty: 886
O'Flagherty: 2
O'Flaherty: 93

Non-Griffith's Variants

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Flaerthy
Flaerty
Flagharty
Flaghrty
Flaharty
Flaherrty
Flahirty
Flahorty
Flaraghty
Flardy
Flarherty
Flarty
Flatherty
Flaugherty
Floherty
Flougherty
McFlarty
O flaherty
O Flaithbheartaigh
O Flaithearta
O'Fflahertie
O'Flaharty
O'Flarty
O'Flatherty
O'Flaugherty


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