Fahy births between 1864 and 1913


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Surname Dictionary

Fahy Very numerous: Galway-Mayo especially, also Munster and S Leinster. Ir. Ó Fathaigh. Woulfe gives derivation fothadh, foundation. It is certainly not faiche, lawn, from which arises the pseudo-translation Greene. They were a sept of Uí Maine (Galway) and were also in Tipperary. IF & SGG.
Vahey Quite numerous: Mayo etc. Ir. Mac a' Bheatha, beatha, life. See Mac Veagh. SI.
Vaughey rare: Drogheda (Louth). See Mac Veagh.
Veighey rare: Belfast. Ir. ? Mac an Bheatha. See Mac Veigh.
 

Districts where Fahy and a second surname are found together

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Variants in the birth records, with totals

  • Fahy: 4293
  • Fahey: 2096
  • O'Fahey: 1
  • Vaughey: 45
  • Veighey: 48
  • Veighy: 4
  • Fahie: 19
  • Vahey: 135
  • Vehey: 2
  • Fahay: 3
  • Fahee: 3
  • Faey: 3
  • Fohey: 4
  • Vaghey: 2

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