Origins Available: English
All Irish surnames have a unique and often romantic meaning. The name Beagley originally appeared in Gaelic as O Beaglaoich where beag means little, and laoch means hero. First Anglicized as O'Begley, it now appears mostly as Begley, and occasionally Bagley.
Early Origins of the Beagley family
The surname Beagley was first found in the counties of Cork and Donegal
(Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland
in the province of Ulster
, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they held considerable territories as an important Irish sept
directly descended from the line of the Heber
Early History of the Beagley family
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Beagley Spelling Variations
Names during the Middle Ages were often recorded under several different spelling variations
during the life of their bearers. Literacy was rare at that time and so how a person's name was recorded was decided by the individual scribe. Variations of the name Beagley include Begley, Beegley, Beeghley, Begly, Begeley, Begely, Beagley and many more.
Early Notables of the Beagley family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Beagley family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Beagley Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
- Joab Beagley, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849 CITATION[CLOSE]
State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm