(Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn). From each of these regions comes a distinct
, although they have come to share the Anglicized name Devany. The name is rather rare compared to many of the Irish surnames, but of interest today is the Devanney Site, an archaeological site in the southwestern part of the state of Ohio, which appears to have been occupied periodically for thousands of years. How the place was so named is unknown. However, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Devany research.Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1602, 1665, 1659, 1582 and 1612 are included under the topic Early Devany History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
of this family name include: O'Devany, Devany, Devanney, Devanny, O'Duvany, O'Dovany, O'Deveney, O'Devenny and many more.
Prominent amongst the family at this time was Cornelius O'Devany, Bishop of Down and Connor from 1582-1612. He was a Catholic martyr, twice arrested and held in Dublin
Castle, whose capture, torture, and execution are described in the "Four... Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Devany Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.