was O hAthairne, which is possibly derived from the word athardha, which means paternal.
from very ancient times.
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Scribes and church officials, lacking today's standardized spelling rules, recorded names by how they were pronounced. This imprecise guide often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations
of the surname Hartney are preserved in documents of the family history. The various spellings of the name that were found include Harney, Hartney, O'Harney, Hartney, Harnedy, Harnet, Harnett, Hartnet, Hartnett, Haherny and many more.