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Danagher Early Origins



The surname Danagher was first found in Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, and Kerry where they held a family seat. The first recorded instance of the name is of Donall O'Denaghie of Cloghlea, County Cork, a vestarius (keeper of the vestry) in 1585. According to Irish lore, bearers of this name were traditionally descended from Maoin, brother of Muircaertach Mor MacEarca, King of Ireland. Many Irish sept (clann) names were intermixed and family groupings became almost indistinguishable. Bearers of this name often changed Danagher to Dennehy, and Dennehy to Denny.

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Danagher Spelling Variations


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Danagher Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Dennehy, Denehy, O'Dennehy, O'Denehy, Denesy and many more.

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Danagher Early History


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Danagher Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danagher research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1828, 1829, and 1865 are included under the topic Early Danagher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Danagher Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Danagher Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danagher 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:

Danagher Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ellen Danagher, aged 21, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Glentanner"

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
    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. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Danagher Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Danagher 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.

    This page was last modified on 2 October 2003 at 15:43.

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