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A combination of the word ragged, as in rough, and an ending, in this case a muffe or mitten. The name Ragamoffyn was used as the name of a demon in a play and seems to have stuck to represent a disreputable person
Another site gives this as the origin:
‘A muffin is a poor thing of a creature, a 'regular muff'; so that a ragamuffin is a sorry creature in rags.’
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