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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, who settled in Canada in 1840

Hartney Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Hartney, aged 36, a farm labourer, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Navarino" [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1857.shtml.

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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ South Australian Register. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) Navarino 1857. Retrieved http://www.theshipslist.com/ships/australia/navarino1857.shtml.

Other References

  1. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  2. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
  3. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  4. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Woulfe, Rev. Patrick. Irish Names and Surnames Collected and Edited with Explanatory and Historical Notes. Kansas City: Genealogical Foundation, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-940134-403).
  6. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  7. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
  8. Sullivan, Sir Edward. The Book of Kells 3rd Edition. New York: Crescent Books, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-517-61987-3).
  9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  10. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
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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.

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