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Mc Carthy

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Mac Carthy, Mac Cárthaigh, Mc Arthy, Mc Carthy, Mc Cartie, Mc Carty

 

The name Mc Carthy comes from the Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh from the word “Cárthach” meaning loving. The original bearer of the name was Carthach, King of Cashel in the eleventh century. The Mc Carthys ruled as Princes of Desmond, covering the modern areas of counties Cork and Kerry, from the 12th to the 16th century. Today the name is the thirteenth most numerous in Ireland, and is strongest in the southern province of Munster