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Hierlihy History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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

Early Origins of the Hierlihy family


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.

Early History of the Hierlihy family


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.

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.

Early Notables of the Hierlihy family (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.

Migration of the Hierlihy family to the New World and Oceana


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

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 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • F. H. Hierlihy, American Republican politician, Chair of Antrim County Republican Party, 1950 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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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
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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