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MCCAFFERTY Family HistoryThis is an Irish sept surname found in the spellings of MacCaffrey, MacCaffery, MacCafferty, MacCafferky, in the "Mc" short forms, as well as Cafferty and Cafferky. It is claimed that the nameholders form part of the famous Clan MacGuires of Fermanagh, and an original measure of their importance being the original naming of the town of Ballymacaffry, in County Tyrone after them. The name is also widely found without the "Mac" prefix, most of these name holders being recorded in counties Meath and Cavan.
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