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The surname Faughey comes from the Irish Gaelic name O Fachtnain.The name indicates the son of Fachtna, an ancient forename much in favor with the O'Kellys of Ui Maine, with whom it was modernized as Festus.

Faughey Early Origins



The surname Faughey was first found in Counties Longford and Leitrim (Irish: Liatroim) anciently the western half of the kingdom of Breifne, located in Northeastern Ireland, in Leinster province.

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Faughey Spelling Variations


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Faughey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Faughnan, O'Faughnan, Faughey, O'Faghny and others.

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Faughey Early History


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Faughey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Faughey research. Another 71 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 158 and 1588 are included under the topic Early Faughey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Faughey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Faughey Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Faughey 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:

Faughey Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Faughey, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Confiance" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Tuesday 30th November 1858. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Confiance 1858. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/confiance1858.shtml.

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Faughey Family Crest Products


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