7,925 GARRITY members around the world
GARRITY Family HistoryRecorded in at least seventeen spellings including (Mac)Garrity, (Mac)Geraghty, Garrity, Garritley, Gerty, Gearty, and many others, this interesting surname is of Irish origin. It is a patronymic, with "mac" denoting the son of, and was originally found in the form "Mag Oireachtach". This translates as "the son of a member of the Assembly (of Ireland)". The surname arose in an unusual way; at first it was O'Roduibh, but then taking the name of one namebearer Oireachtach O'Roduibh, in the 12th Century (see below), subsequent members of the clan began using this personal name as their surname.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous GARRITY (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the GARRITY tribe
- Find your GARRITY ancestor
- Tell us about your GARRITY Family
- Tell us about your GARRITY ancestors
- Ask a question about the GARRITY history
- Leave a message for GARRITY family members
Invite more GARRITY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the GARRITY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the GARRITY live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!
Show off the GARRITY Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from