Show ContentsHaverty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Irish Gaelic version of the name Haverty is Ó hÁbhartaigh, which is "probably a variant of Faverty." 1

Early Origins of the Haverty family

The surname Haverty was first found in Connacht (Irish: Connachta, (land of the) descendants of Conn), where one O hAbartaig is mentioned as Abbot of Mayo in 1095, in the Annals of Innisfallen.

Early History of the Haverty family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Haverty research. Another 25 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1584, 1635, 1794, 1809, 1824, 1864, 1887 and 1901 are included under the topic Early Haverty History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Haverty Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Haverty, O'Haverty, O'Havorta, O'Havarta and others.

Early Notables of the Haverty family

Prominent amongst the family at this time was

  • Joseph Patrick Haverty (1794-1864) the portrait painter, and also his half-brother Martin Haverty (1809-1887) the historian...
  • The name of Joseph is perpetuated in the Haverty Trust, which provides funds for the purchase of works by Irish artists...
  • Patrick Martin Haverty (1824-1901), the Galway born American publisher of many Irish historical and musical works, who took part in the Young Ireland movement at home and in the Civil War in America...

United States Haverty migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haverty Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Elizabeth Haverty, who emigrated from Ireland to America in 1743
Haverty Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Haverty, who arrived in Baltimore in 1824
  • John Haverty, who was naturalized in Indiana in 1852
  • Edward Haverty, who landed in New York in 1854
  • Edward Haverty, aged 19, who arrived in New York in 1854 2
  • Michael and Timothy Haverty, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1876
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Canada Haverty migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Haverty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Patrick Haverty, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1852

Contemporary Notables of the name Haverty (post 1700) +

  • Michael "Mike" R. Haverty (b. 1944), American businessman, the seventeenth CEO of the Kansas City Southern Railway (KCS)
  • J.J. Haverty (1858-1939), American businessman, founder of Haverty Furniture Co
  • Charles F. Haverty, American politician, Burgess of St. Clair, Pennsylvania, 1927 3
  • Martin Haverty (1809-1887), Irish historian, born in co. Mayo on 1 Dec. 1809 who received the chief part of his education in the Irish College at Paris, and returned to Dublin in 1836 4
  • Joseph Patrick Haverty RHA (1794-1864), Irish painter, born in Galway in 1794, obtained some repute as a painter of portraits in Dublin, and was elected a member of the Royal Hibernian Academy 4
  • Noel Haverty (b. 1989), Irish footballer
  • Anne Haverty (b. 1959), Irish novelist
  • Joe Haverty (1936-2009), Irish former football player
  • Joan Haverty Kerouac, author and the wife of Jack Kerouac

  1. MacLysaght, Edward, Supplement to Irish Families. Baltimore: Genealogical Book Company, 1964. Print.
  2. Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  3. The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from
  4. Wikisource contributors. "Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900." Wikisource . Wikisource , 4 Jun. 2018. Web. 30 June 2020 on Facebook