Early Origins of the Faragher family
County Mayo (Irish: Maigh Eo) located on the West coast of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Connacht, where they held a family seat from ancient times.
Early History of the Faragher family
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Faragher Spelling Variations
spelling variations for surnames common to the Irish landscape. One reason for these variations is the fact that surnames were not rigidly fixed by this period. The following variations for the name Faragher were encountered in the archives: Faragher, Faraugher, Fraher, Farraher and others.
Migration of the Faragher family to the New World and Oceana
A great mass of Ireland's native population left the island in the 19th century, seeking relief from various forms of social, religious, and economic discrimination. This Irish exodus was primarily to North America. If the migrants survived the long ocean journey, many unfortunately would find more discrimination in the colonies of British North America and the fledgling United States of America. These newly arrived Irish were, however, wanted as a cheap source of labor for the many large agricultural and industrial projects that were essential to the development of what would become two of the wealthiest nations in the western world. Early immigration and passenger lists indicate many people bearing the Faragher name:
Faragher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Faragher Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Faragher (post 1700)
Faragher Family Crest Products