Fargher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Gaelic form of Fargher was O Fearchair, derived from the word "fearchar," which means "man deer."

Early Origins of the Fargher family

The surname Fargher was first found in 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 Fargher family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Fargher research. Another 95 words (7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Fargher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Fargher Spelling Variations

Within the archives researched, many different spelling variations of the surname Fargher were found. These included One reason for the many variations is that scribes and church officials often spelled an individual's name as it sounded. This imprecise method often led to many versions. Faragher, Faraugher, Fraher, Farraher and others.

Early Notables of the Fargher family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Fargher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


Australia Fargher migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Fargher Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

Contemporary Notables of the name Fargher (post 1700) +

  • Charles Fargher JP, British Captain of the Parish of Lonan Parish, Isle of Man (2001-)


  1. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Asia 1 voyage to Van Diemen's Land, Australia in 1823 with 151 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/asia/1823


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