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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

At least one branch of the Flahery family is Irish.

Flaherty Meaning & Etymology

According to one family researcher, "Flaherty" means "great chief."

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