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Delahy Early Origins



The surname Delahy was first found in Cambridgeshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire.

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Delahy Spelling Variations


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Delahy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Delahay, Delahey, Dalehaye, Delaheye and others.

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Delahy Early History


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Delahy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Delahy research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1510, 1600, 1401, 1534, 1455, 1487 and 1656 are included under the topic Early Delahy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Delahy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Delahy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Distinguished members of the family include Jacquotte Delahaye (floruit 1656), an English pirate, or buccaneer, active in the Caribbean sea. She was also known as "Back from...

Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Delahy 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:

Delahy Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Delahy, who arrived in Virginia in 1664

Delahy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Delahy, aged 18, landed in New York in 1854

Delahy Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Adam Delahy, aged 21, a house painter, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Hudson" in 1879

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Citations


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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. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    8. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Delahy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Delahy 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 6 January 2016 at 13:39.

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