Last name: MORIARTY

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MORIARTY : This last name is indexed 42,471 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MORIARTY : Irish (Kerry): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh ‘descendant of Muircheartach’ a personal name from muir ‘sea’ + ceardach ‘skilled’ i.e. ‘skilled navigator’. A Meath and Monaghan name of the same form in Irish is Anglicized as Murtagh comparable to Scottish Murdoch. It may also be a shortened form of Gaelic Mac Muircheartaigh ‘son of Muircheartach’ see McMurdie.

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