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Finnerty Early Origins



The surname Finnerty was first found in Roscommon (Irish: Ros Comáin) located in central Ireland in the province of Connacht, where the chief was anciently seated as one of the twelve Lords of Cruaghan in that county. 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 Clannconon.where Teige Oge was the last Lord of Clannconon and Charles O'Finnaghty, his son, was the first to assume the surname. The line was descended from Muredach Maollethan, King of Connacht.

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Finnerty Spelling Variations


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Finnerty Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Finaghty, Finnarty, Finnerty, O'Finnerty, O'Finnaghty, O'Finnarty, Finnerly, O'Finnerly and many more.

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Finnerty Early History


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Finnerty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Finnerty research. Another 200 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Finnerty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Finnerty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Finnerty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Finnerty 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:

Finnerty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Harriet Finnerty, aged 28, landed in New York, NY in 1849
  • Honor Finnerty, aged 28, arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Edward J. Finnerty arrived in Philadelphia in 1875

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Contemporary Notables of the name Finnerty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Finnerty (post 1700)



  • Jim Finnerty, award-winning American television producer
  • Warren Finnerty (1925-1974), American actor
  • Cullen Finnerty (b. 1982), American football quarterback
  • Dan Finnerty, American stage and film actor
  • Michael Barry Finnerty (b. 1951), American jazz guitarist, keyboardist and bassist
  • Peter Finnerty (1766-1822), Irish printer and publisher, and a United Irishman
  • Pete Finnerty (b. 1964), Irish retired hurling coach and former player
  • Isobel Finnerty (1930-2016), née Church, Canadian Senator from Timmins, Ontario (1999-2005)
  • Lee Finnerty, New Zealand former rugby league footballer

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Finnerty Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Vicars, Sir Arthur. Index to the Prerogative Wills of Ireland 1536-1810. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    7. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
    8. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    9. 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.
    10. Rasmussen, Louis J. . San Francisco Ship Passenger Lists 4 Volumes Colma, California 1965 Reprint. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1978. Print.
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    The Finnerty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Finnerty 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 6 October 2016 at 10:05.

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