CARTY by Catholic Parish 19th Century

Surnames can often hide their history in plain sight, what is Irish or sounds it may not be so at all, and what sounds foreign may be a forced anglicisation of a real Irish name... still, it seems ours is Irish, but may not be Clan Eoghanchta like I thought, but rather Connachta... a sub clan of O'Rourke / O' Reilly...

Surnames can often hide their history in plain sight, what is Irish or sounds it may not be so at all, and what sounds foreign may be a forced anglicisation of a real Irish name… still, it seems ours is Irish, but may not be Clan Eoghanchta like I thought, but rather Connachta… a sub clan of O’Rourke / O’ Reilly…

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