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The name Hierlihy has undergone many variations in the time that has passed since its genesis. In Gaelic it appeared as O hUirthile.

Hierlihy Early Origins



The surname Hierlihy was first found in County Limerick (Irish: Luimneach) located in Southwestern Ireland, in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

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Hierlihy Spelling Variations


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Hierlihy Spelling Variations



Irish names recorded during the Middle Ages are characterized by many spelling variations. This preponderance of variations for common names can be explained by the fact that the scribes and church officials that kept records during that period individually decided how to capture one's name. These recorders primarily based their decisions on how the name was pronounced or what it meant. Research into the name Hierlihy revealed many variations, including Herlihy, O'Herlihy, Herley, Herly, Hurley, O'Hurley, Murrily and many more.

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Hierlihy Early History


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Hierlihy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hierlihy research. Another 401 words (29 lines of text) covering the years 1562, 1570, and 1626 are included under the topic Early Hierlihy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hierlihy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hierlihy Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Hierlihy 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:

Hierlihy Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Mr. Philip Hierlihy U.E. (b. 1756) born in Mallow, Ireland from Middletown, Connecticut, USA who settled in Antigonish, Nova Scotia c. 1783 later moving to Prince Edward Island then Miramichi Bay, Northumberland County, New Brunswick, he married Charlotte Howe Taylor in 1787 having 5 children [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Mr. Thomas Hierlihy U.E. who settled in Canada c. 1784 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
  • Col. Timothy Hierlihy U.E. who settled in Antigonish, Nova Scotia c. 1784 he served in the Hierlihy Corps as well as Prince of Wales American Regiment [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

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Contemporary Notables of the name Hierlihy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Hierlihy (post 1700)



  • William B. Hierlihy, American politician, Member of Pennsylvania State House of Representatives from Lackawanna County, 1881-82
  • F. H. Hierlihy, American Republican politician, Chair of Antrim County Republican Party, 1950

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Hierlihy Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X

Other References

  1. Read, Charles Anderson. The Cabinet of Irish Literature Selections from the Works of the Chief Poets, Orators and Prose Writers of Ireland 4 Volumes. London: Blackie and Son, 1884. Print.
  2. MacLysaght, Edward. Mores Irish Familes. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1982. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-0126-0).
  3. Tepper, Michael Ed & Elizabeth P. Bentley Transcriber. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of Philadelphia 1800-1819. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1986. Print.
  4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
  6. Kennedy, Patrick. Kennedy's Book of Arms. Canterbury: Achievements, 1967. Print.
  7. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
  8. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  9. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  10. 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).
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The Hierlihy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hierlihy 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 12 November 2015 at 09:16.

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