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Flaherty Surname History
The O'Flaherty family originated in the northwest Eire county of Galway and more widely in an area known as Connaught which covers other counties. The meaning of the name is "Great Chief".
This Flaherty origins and history page contains the contributed history of the Flaherty family name made up of user-submitted content from other AncientFaces users. The Flaherty family name is an old family line that has migrated all across the world over the centuries. The surname Flaherty, according to one branch of the family, may have originally been O'Flaherty and originated in Ireland. The surname means, according to the same researcher, "great chief."
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Flaherty Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
Flaherty Meaning & Etymology
Flaherty Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Flaherty were written down based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in court, church, and government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Flaherty. Last names like Flaherty change in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family lines, and eras over generations. Knowing misspellings and alternate spellings of the Flaherty family name are important to understanding the history of the name.
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Flaherty Family Tree
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- George Arthur Eugene Flaherty born 1934
- Benjamin E Flaherty born 1876
- Cynthia A Flaherty born 1885
- Charlotte L Flaherty born 1887
- Hiram P Flaherty born 1883
- Charlotte Flaherty-Raby born 1887
- Shanna M Flaherty-Pierce born 1959
- John Flaherty 1880 - 1964
- Dorothy Flaherty 1909 - 1998
- Grace Flaherty 1885 - 1976