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Early Origins of the Hannaway family

The surname Hannaway was first found in Louth and Armagh where they held a family seat from ancient times. The name Hannaway is derived from the Gaelic " hAnrachtaigh."

Early History of the Hannaway family

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Hannaway Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Hanraghty, Hanratty, Hanfy, Hanify, Hanvey, Hanfey, Kenraghty, Kenratty, O'Hanraghty, O'Hanratty, O'Hanfey and many more.

Early Notables of the Hannaway family

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Migration of the Hannaway family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Hanratty, who arrived at the port of New York in 1841; Pat, Margaret and their daughter Mary, who were recorded in St. John, New Brunswick in 1834.

Contemporary Notables of the name Hannaway (post 1700) +

  • Emma Hannaway (1994-2020), American producer, known for StrawBerry Mansion (2020)
  • Damien Hannaway, American actor, known for his work on Charlie Casanova (2011), Treasure Island (2012) and Wodehouse In Exile (2013)
  • Jack Hannaway (1927-2007), English footballer who played as a wing half or full back from 1951 to 1967
  • Owen Hannaway (1939-2006), Scottish historian from Glasgow
  • Ms. Frances Hannaway B.E.M., British recipient of the British Empire Medal on 8th June 2018, for services to the community in Northern Ireland [1]

HMS Hood
  • Mr. Edward J Hannaway (b. 1906), Scottish Ordinary Telegraphist serving for the Royal Navy from Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, Scotland, who sailed into battle and died in the HMS Hood sinking [2]

  1. "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62310, 31 October 2019 | London Gazette, The Gazette, June 2018,
  2. H.M.S. Hood Association-Battle Cruiser Hood: Crew Information - H.M.S. Hood Rolls of Honour, Men Lost in the Sinking of H.M.S. Hood, 24th May 1941. (Retrieved 2016, July 15) . Retrieved from on Facebook