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The distinguished surname Crotty is an Anglicization of the Irish name "O'Crotaigh," meaning "a descendant of Crotach," a byname for a hunchback.

Crotty Early Origins



The surname Crotty was first found in Thomond (Irish: Tuadh Mumhan), literally North Thomond, the pre-Norman Kingdom of Thomond, since divided between counties Limerick, Tipperary and Clare, where the Crotty family was anciently seated as a branch of the O'Brien Clan, whose history in Tipperary and Waterford dates back before the Norman invasion of 1172.

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Crotty Spelling Variations


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Crotty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Crotty, O'Crotty, Crothon, Crotton, Crotone, Crottee, Crottey, O'Crottey, O'Crottee, O'Crottie and many more.

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Crotty Early History


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Crotty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Crotty research. Another 182 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1742 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Crotty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Crotty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Crotty Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Crotty 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:

Crotty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • David Crotty, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1779

Crotty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Crotty, who arrived in America in 1831
  • Ellen Crotty, a bonded immigrant who arrived in Massachusetts in 1850
  • Michael Crotty, aged 18, landed in Mobile, Ala in 1851
  • Mary Crotty, who was living in Detroit in 1858
  • Bartholmew Crotty, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1877

Crotty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • George Crotty, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1784

Crotty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • John Crotty, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1843
  • Bridgett Crotty, who was recorded in the 1871 census of Ontario

Crotty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Crotty, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Burlington"
  • Ellen Crotty, aged 21, a servant, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Burlington"
  • Joshua Crotty, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Tantivy"
  • Margaret Crotty, aged 16, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Tantivy"
  • Martin Crotty, aged 11, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Tantivy"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Crotty Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Timothy Crotty landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • John Crotty, aged 25, a labourer, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Mary Crotty, aged 25, arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Patrick Crotty arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Alfred" in 1864 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm
  • Patrick Crotty, aged 27, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Conflict" in 1874
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Crotty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Crotty (post 1700)



  • Richard T. Crotty (b. 1948), American politician, 3rd Mayor of Orange County, Florida (2001-2011)
  • Paul Austin Crotty (b. 1941), United States federal judge
  • Joseph P. Crotty (1860-1926), American Major League Baseball catcher who played from 1882 to 1886
  • James Richard "Jim" Crotty (b. 1938), former American NFL football defensive back who played from 1960 to 1962 for the Washington Redskins and the Buffalo Bills
  • Maggie Crotty (b. 1948), American Democratic member of the Illinois Senate (2003-2013)
  • John K. Crotty (b. 1969), American NBA basketball player who payed from 1991 to 2003, McDonald's All-American (1987)
  • James Crotty, American macroeconomist
  • Patrick J. Crotty (1902-1970), Irish Fine Gael politician, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Industry and Commerce (1954-1957)
  • Kieran Crotty (b. 1930), former Irish Fine Gael politician, Chairman of the Fine Gael parliamentary party (1977-1987), Mayor of Kilkenny (1970-1995)
  • James Crotty (1845-1898), Irish born mining prospector who formed North Mount Lyell Mining in Tasmania, eponym of Crotty, and Crotty Dam
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Archives New Zealand Micro 5019. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Alfred. Retrieved from http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ourstuff/Alfred1864.htm

Other References

  1. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  2. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  3. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  7. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
  8. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
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