Rafterry heads of household in 1901 census


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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.

Variants in 1901, with total occurences

Rafterry: 2
Raftery: 74
Raftry: 1
Roftery: 4

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