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Hundreds of years ago, the Gaelic name used by the Hagerty family in Ireland was O hEigceartaigh, which is derived from the word eigceartach, which means unjust.

Hagerty Early Origins



The surname Hagerty was first found in County Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Hagerty Spelling Variations


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Hagerty Spelling Variations



People who were accounted for by scribes and church officials often had their name recorded many different ways because pronunciation was the only guide those scribes and church officials had to go by. This resulted in the problem of one person's name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname Hagerty that are preserved in archival documents are Haggarty, Haggerty, Hagarty, Hagherty, Haggety, Hagerty, Hegarty, O'Haggarty and many more.

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Hagerty Early History


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Hagerty Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hagerty research. Another 388 words (28 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hagerty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hagerty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hagerty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hagerty 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:

Hagerty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Michael Hagerty was a fisherman in Quidi Vidi, Newfoundland in 1785 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Hagerty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Dennis Hagerty, who settled in Harbour Grace in 1813
  • Bartley Hagerty from Youghal in County Cork, Ireland was married in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1818 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Bartholomew Hagerty, who settled in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1856 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Hagerty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Michael Hagerty, aged 24, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Europa" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagerty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hagerty (post 1700)



  • William Walsh Hagerty (1916-1986), American academic and former NASA Adviser, President of Drexel University (1963-1984)
  • Joseph "Joe" Hagerty (b. 1982), American bronze medalist artistic gymnast at the 2008 Summer Olympics
  • John Leo "Jack" Hagerty (1903-1982), American NFL football player and college football coach
  • James Hagerty (1909-1981), American White House press secretary under Dwight D. Eisenhower (1953-1961)
  • Michael G. "Mike" Hagerty (b. 1954), American actor, best known for his comedic blue-collar roles
  • Julie Hagerty (b. 1955), American stage, screen, and television actress and model, best known for her leading roles in Airplane! (1980) and Airplane II: The Sequel (1982)
  • The Reverend Friar Thomas J. Hagerty (b. 1862), American Roman Catholic priest from New Mexico and labor activist
  • Neil Hagerty, American guitarist and songwriter and author
  • Daniel J. Hagerty, American Democrat politician, Vice-chair of New Hampshire Democratic Party, 1945; Delegate to New Hampshire State Constitutional Convention from Nashua 7th Ward, 1956 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Christine Hagerty, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Tennessee, 2008 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • ... (Another 17 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Motto


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Motto



The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Nec flectitur nec mutant
Motto Translation: They neither bend nor change.


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ South Australian Register Monday 14th May 1855. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Europa 1855. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/europa1855.shtml
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 16) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. 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.
  2. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  3. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  4. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  6. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  7. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
  8. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  9. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
  10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
  11. ...

The Hagerty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hagerty 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 16 November 2015 at 10:48.

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