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There are many Irish surnames being used today that are almost indistingushiable from their ancient forms. McRoarty originally appeared in Gaelic as MacRobhartaigh," or "son of Robhartaigh," an old personal name derived from the Irish word "robharta" meaning "full tide."

McRoarty Early Origins



The surname McRoarty was first found in County Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they were the coarbs (hereditary lay lords) of the church of St. Columcille in Tory Island.

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McRoarty Spelling Variations


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McRoarty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roarty, O'Roarty, McRoarty, MacRoarty, Mcgroarty and many more.

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McRoarty Early History


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McRoarty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our McRoarty research. Another 447 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1090, 1663, 1479 and 1597 are included under the topic Early McRoarty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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McRoarty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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McRoarty Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John McGroarty, who arrived in New York, NY in 1840; Hugh McGroarty, who arrived in Boston sometime between 1851 and 1853; Patrick McGroarty, who settled in Massachusetts in 1852.

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