Fahy Catholic marriages in Ireland


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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.
 

Parishes where a Fahy and a second surname married each other.

Second surname:



RC parishes and marriages

This list shows total Fahy Roman Catholic marriages by county and parish.
Click on the parish to go to the listing of parish records.

Variants and totals


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