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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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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- George Arthur Eugene Flaherty 1934 - ?
- Benjamin E Flaherty 1876 - ?
- Cynthia A Flaherty 1885 - ?
- Charlotte L Flaherty 1887 - ?
- Hiram P Flaherty 1883 - ?
- Charlotte Flaherty-Raby 1887 - ?
- Shanna M Flaherty-Pierce 1959 - ?
- Barbara J Frazier Flaherty 1849 - 1879
- Nellie A. Ellen Flaherty 1865 - 1939
- Elizabeth Black Flaherty ? - 1873