Lafferty Family History
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Lafferty Name Meaning
Irish (mainly northern Ireland): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fhlaithbheartaigh or Mac Fhlaithbheartaigh ‘descendant (or ‘son’) of Flaithbheartach’, a personal name composed of the elements flaith ‘prince’, ‘ruler’ + beartach ‘doer of valiant deeds’. See also Flaherty.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Rafferty, Mclafferty, Halferty, Mccafferty, Flaherty, Cafferty