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The name Cloherty comes from the Irish O Clochartiagh. The prefix "O" is usually omitted except where it is still used in its Irish form, such as in Connemara, a region where Ireland's Gaelic culture still flourishes.

Cloherty Early Origins



The surname Cloherty was first found in Connemara Irish : Conamara), which derives from Conmhaicne Mara (meaning: descendants of Con Mhac, of the sea)), in County Galway.

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Cloherty Spelling Variations


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Cloherty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Cloherty, Clogherty, Clogerty, Cloharty, O'Cloherty, O'Clogherty and many more.

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Cloherty Early History


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Cloherty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cloherty research. More information is included under the topic Early Cloherty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Cloherty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Cloherty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Cloherty Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cloherty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Cloherty, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1890

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Contemporary Notables of the name Cloherty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Cloherty (post 1700)



  • Patricia "Pat" Cloherty, American businesswoman, Chairman and CEO of Delta Private Equity Partners
  • Colin Joseph Cloherty (b. 1987), American NFL football tight end
  • Peter J. Cloherty, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1960
  • Jack Cloherty, New Zealand political candidate for Mayor of Manukau City
  • Jim Cloherty, Australian President of the Wynnum-Manly Seagulls, an Australian rugby league football club from 1951 through 1964

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Cloherty Family Crest Products


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Cloherty Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    5. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    6. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    7. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
    8. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
    9. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    10. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
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    The Cloherty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cloherty Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

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