Rafferty: baby boy name meaning and popularity


The Anglicized form of the Irish surname Ó Rabhartaigh, which means "floodtide." Like the one that's going to wash over the side of your bathtub when you're trying to bathe your little Rafferty and he splashes.


Raff, Raffy.

Famous people named Rafferty:

Son of actors Jude Law and Sadie Frost, Rafferty Law; son of actors/singers Martine McCutcheon and Jack McManus, Rafferty Jack McManus.

Fun fact:

Rafferty Dickinson is a character in the novel Camilla by Madeleine L'Engle.

More Inspiration:

Boy Names That End In “Y”, Double The Fun: Boy Names With Double Letters,