What does Rafferty mean?
Rafferty [raf-fer-ty] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Rafferty is "prosperity wielder".
Associated with: irish.
(female) Middle name pairings:
Rafferty Leonel (R.L.), ..
How popular is Rafferty?
Rafferty is a rare first name for men but a very popular last name for all people (#3595 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Rafferty has not been recorded in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Berty, Docherty, Doherty, Douherty (see Doherty), Jefferey, Jeffery▼, Marty▼, Radbert, Radferd, Radford, Radfurd (see Radford), Radley, Rafael▲, Rafaelle, Rafaello, Rafaelo, Rafe, Rafee, Rafel, Rafello, Rafer, Raff, Raffael, Raffaello, Raffaelo, Raffi, Raffy, Rainart, Rainer, Ramey, Ramsey, Ramzey, Randey, Ranger, Ranier, Ranieri, Raniero, Ranjeet, Rawley, Rayder, Rayford, Rayment, Rayner, Rickert, Robert▼, Roberto, Roxbert, Rufford (see Ruford), Rupert▼ and Ruperto. These names tend to be more frequently used than Rafferty.