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Falvy Early Origins



The surname Falvy 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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Falvy Spelling Variations


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Falvy Spelling Variations



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

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Falvy Early History


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Falvy Early History



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

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Falvy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Falvy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Falvy 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:

Falvy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johanna Falvy arrived in Boston in 1849
  • Dennis Falvy settled in Massachusetts in 1851
  • Jeremiah Falvy settled in New Orleans sometime between 1851 and 1853

Falvy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Michael Falvy settled in Saint John, New Brunswick in 1842

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Contemporary Notables of the name Falvy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Falvy (post 1700)




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Falvy Family Crest Products


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Falvy Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
    3. 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).
    4. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
    5. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1992. Print.
    6. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    7. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    8. McDonnell, Frances. Emigrants from Ireland to America 1735-1743 A Transcription of the report of the Irish House of Commons into Enforced emigration to America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1331-5).
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
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    The Falvy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Falvy 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 4 November 2013 at 15:21.

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