Edward A McCarthy was born in April 1861, in New York, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 2 daughters with Ellen Agnes Collins. He lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910. He died on 20 April 1944, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 83.
Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Donal, Liam, Cormac, Niall, Aileen, Brigid, Conor, Declan, Dermod, Dermot, Finbar.
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh ‘son of Cárthach’, a personal name meaning ‘loving’. This was the name of a ruling family in Munster. In Ireland major branches were distinguished by the following epithets: mór ‘great’ in Kerry, riabhach ‘brindled’ in Carbery, west Cork.