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Mccafferty Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eachmharcaigh, ‘son of Eachmharcach’, a personal name composed of the elements each ‘horse’ + marcach ‘rider’, ‘knight’. The sound change ch to f also occurs in a number of other names. Compare Murphy. The surname is found in Donegal, probably a branch of the O’Dohertys.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Mclafferty, Mcclafferty, Mccaffrey, Lafferty, Mcgaffey, Mehaffey

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Mccafferty Family Origin

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Mccafferty Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    25%
  • Boilermaker

    13%
  • Cotton Power Loom Weaver

    13%
  • House Keeper

    13%

In 1881, the most common Mccafferty occupation in the UK was Labourer. 25% of Mccafferty's were Labourers. A less common occupation for the Mccafferty family was House Keeper. Labourer, Boilermaker and Cotton Power Loom Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mccafferty.

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