Rafferty - Meaning of Rafferty
[ 3 syll. raf-fer-ty, ra-ffe-rty ] The baby boy name Rafferty is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is RAEF-erTiy- †. Rafferty is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Irish Gaelic origins. The name's meaning is rich and prosperous.
The name Rafferty is used to a great extent; it has 27 variants. Variants include Rafartea, Rafartee, Rafartey, Rafarti, Rafartie, Rafarty, Rafertea, Rafertee, Rafertey, Raferti, Rafertie, Raferty, Raff, Raffartea, Raffartee, Raffartey, Raffarti, Raffartie, Raffarty, Raffer, Raffertea, Raffertee, Raffertey, Rafferti, and Raffertie. The diminutive forms Rafe and Rafer (also used in Irish) are other English variants.
Rafferty is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Rafferty include Raffertey, Rafferti, Raffertie, Rafertey, Raferti, Rafertie, Raferty, Riberto, Riobard, Riobart, Roberto, Ruberto, Rafertee, Raffertee, Raibeart, Reaford, Reeford, Robart, Robbert, and Roberd.
† Pronunciation for Rafferty: R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; F as in "fee (F.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"