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The Gaelic name used by the Hartney family in ancient Ireland was O hAthairne, which is possibly derived from the word athardha, which means paternal.

Hartney Early Origins



The surname Hartney was first found in Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where they held a family seat from very ancient times.

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Hartney Spelling Variations


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Hartney Spelling Variations



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.

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Hartney Early History


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Hartney Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hartney research. Another 147 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hartney History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hartney Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hartney Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Hartney 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:

Hartney Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Burt Hartney settled in Canada in 1840

Hartney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Hartney, aged 36, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Navarino"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hartney (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hartney (post 1700)



  • Harold Evans Hartney (1888-1947), Canadian-born, World War I flying ace with the United States Army Air Service, recipient of American Distinguished Service Cross, French Legion d'Honneur and Croix de Guerre and the Italian Medal for Military Valor
  • Brendan Hartney, former Australian rules footballer
  • Jordan Davis Hartney (b. 1988), Canadian national swimmer

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Hartney Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
    2. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
    3. O'Hart, John. Irish Pedigress 5th Edition in 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0737-4).
    4. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    5. Johnson, Daniel F. Irish Emigration to New England Through the Port of Saint John, New Brunswick Canada 1841-1849. Baltimore, Maryland: Clearfield, 1996. Print.
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    8. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Hartney Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hartney 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 3 June 2016 at 08:56.

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