The original Gaelic form of Fraher was O Fearchair, derived from the word "fearchar," which means "man deer."
from ancient times.
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Many spelling variations
of the surname Fraher can be found in the archives. One reason for these variations is that ancient scribes and church officials recorded names as they were pronounced, often resulting in a single person being recorded under several different spellings. The different spellings that were found include Faragher, Faraugher, Fraher, Farraher and others.