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The surname Faughy 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.

Faughy Early Origins



The surname Faughy 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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Faughy Early History


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Faughy Early History



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

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Faughy Spelling Variations


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Faughy Spelling Variations



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

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Faughy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Faughy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Faughy 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 or some of its variants were: Miles Faughnan, who was naturalized in New York in 1847; Francis and Ann Faughnan, who immigrated to New York in 1849; Edward Faughanan and his family from Leitrim, who landed in New York in 1850.

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