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Falvey Early Origins



The surname Falvey was first found in Kerry (Irish:Ciarraí) part of the former County Desmond (14th-17th centuries), located in Southwestern Ireland, in Munster province, where they held a family seat as the Lords of Corcaguiney. Irish history was greatly influenced by the Norman invasion of 1172, and thereafter, the surnames of Irish Gaelic clanns and septs and many of the Norman families became almost indistinguishable. This family name was found later in Clare and in Cork.

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Falvey Spelling Variations


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Falvey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Falvey, Falvie, Falffie, O'Falvey and others.

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Falvey Early History


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Falvey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Falvey research. Another 279 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 188 and 1886 are included under the topic Early Falvey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Falvey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Falvey Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Falvey 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:

Falvey Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Falvey, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1840 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Denis Falvey, who setted in Boston in 1850
  • Anna Falvey, who arrived in New York sometime between 1854 and 1856
  • Cornelius Falvey, who settled in Boston in 1856
  • Bridget Falvey, who arrived in Memphis, TN in 1868
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Falvey Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Abigail Falvey, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1829
  • Cornelius Falvey, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1830
  • Patrick Falvey, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1830
  • Edward Falvey, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1832
  • Denis Falvey, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1832
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Falvey Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • John Falvey, aged 25, a ploughman, who arrived in Nelson aboard the ship "Adamant" in 1874
  • John Falvey, aged 19, a farm labourer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Maraval" in 1879
  • Michael Falvey, aged 22, a farm labourer, who arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "British Queen" in 1883

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Contemporary Notables of the name Falvey (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Falvey (post 1700)



  • Pat Falvey, led the first ever Irish expedition to reach the South Pole on 8th January, 2008
  • Mick Falvey, former all- Ireland winning Gaelic football player
  • Thomas Falvey (d. 1941), Irish politician and farmer
  • Colin Falvey (b. 1985), Irish professional footballer
  • John Lindsay Falvey (b. 1950), Australian writer and author

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Other References

  1. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  6. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. 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).
  10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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The Falvey Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Falvey 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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