Foggerty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Gaelic form of Foggerty was O Fogartaigh, meaning exiled.

Early Origins of the Foggerty family

The surname Foggerty was first found in County Tipperary (Irish: Thiobraid Árann), established in the 13th century in South-central Ireland, in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Foggerty family

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Foggerty Spelling Variations

The spelling of names in Ireland during the Middle Ages was rarely consistent. This inconsistency was due to the scribes and church officials' attempts to record orally defined names in writing. The common practice of recording names as they sounded resulted in spelling variations such as Fogarty, O'Fogarty, Foggarty, Fogherty, Foguety, Foggerty, Fogerty and many more.

Early Notables of the Foggerty family (pre 1700)

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Australia Foggerty migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Foggerty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. John Foggerty, English convict who was convicted in London, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Bangalore" on 28th March 1848, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) from Bermuda [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 15th September 2020). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/bangalore


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