Hebrides islands and mountainous western coast of Scotland. The name Heher is derived from Ir. O'hlr means descendant of Ir.
Early Origins of the Heher family
Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.
Early History of the Heher family
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Heher Spelling Variations
Medieval translation of Gaelic names could not be referred to as an accurate process. Spelling was not yet standardized, and names in documents from that era are riddled with spelling variations. Heher has been written as Hare, Hair, Hehir, Hehr, Heher and others.
Early Notables of the Heher family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Heher family to Ireland
Some of the Heher family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Heher family to the New World and Oceana
The descendants of the Dalriadan families who made the great crossing of the Atlantic still dot communities along the east coast of the United States and Canada. In the American War of Independence, many of the settlers traveled north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. Clan societies and highland games have allowed Canadian and American families of Scottish descent to recover much of their lost heritage. Investigation of the origins of family names on the North American continent has revealed that early immigrants bearing the name Heher or a variant listed above include:
Heher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Heher (post 1700)
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