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

Haggerty Early Origins



The surname Haggerty 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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Haggerty Spelling Variations


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Haggerty Spelling Variations



The recording of names in Ireland during the Middle Ages was an inconsistent endeavor at best. Since the general population did not know how to read or write, they could only specify how their names should be recorded orally. Research into the name Haggerty revealed spelling variations, including Haggarty, Haggerty, Hagarty, Hagherty, Haggety, Hagerty, Hegarty, O'Haggarty and many more.

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Haggerty Early History


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Haggerty Early History



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

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Haggerty Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Haggerty Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Haggerty 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:

Haggerty Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Hugh Haggerty U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in the New Jersey Volunteers [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Haggerty Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Mary Haggerty, aged 16, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Elgin" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • Catherine Haggerty, aged 17, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Elgin" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • Mary Haggerty, aged 15, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Elgin" [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • John Haggerty, aged 22, a labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Duke of Wellington" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUKE OF WELLINGTON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duke%20of%20Wellington.htm
  • Mary Haggerty, aged 15, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Elgin" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Haggerty (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Haggerty (post 1700)



  • Daniel Francis "Dan" Haggerty (1942-2016), American actor, best known for playing the starring title role in The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams
  • Charles R. Haggerty, American Republican politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Monroe County 2nd District, 1936; Defeated, 1936
  • Charles Haggerty, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 3rd District, 1894
  • Catherine Haggerty, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate, 1952, 1954
  • Bernard Patrick Haggerty, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Washington 2nd District, 2002
  • Bernard J. Haggerty, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Monroe County 4th District, 1908
  • Bart J. Haggerty, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 2008
  • Cornelius J. Haggerty, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1944; Presidential Elector for California, 1944
  • Dan Haggerty, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Montana, 1940
  • Daniel A. Haggerty, American Democrat politician, Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1945; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952, 1964
  • ... (Another 38 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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) ELGIN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Elgin.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The DUKE OF WELLINGTON 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Duke%20of%20Wellington.htm

Other References

  1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  2. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  3. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  8. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. 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.
  11. ...

The Haggerty Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Haggerty 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.

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