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Hogarty History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Gaelic form of Hogarty was O Fogartaigh, meaning exiled.

Early Origins of the Hogarty family

The surname Hogarty was first found in County Tipperary (Irish: Thiobraid Árann), established in the 13th century in South-central Ireland, in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Hogarty family

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Hogarty Spelling Variations

Names written in official documents were generally spelt as they sounded, leading to the problem of one name being recorded under several different variations, creating the illusion in records of more than one person. Among the many spelling variations of the surname Hogarty that are preserved in documents of the family history are Fogarty, O'Fogarty, Foggarty, Fogherty, Foguety, Foggerty, Fogerty and many more.

Early Notables of the Hogarty family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Hogarty family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Hogarty Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Catherine Hogarty, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1830

Contemporary Notables of the name Hogarty (post 1700)

  • William Patrick Hogarty (1840-1914), American soldier in the American Civil War who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions during two battles
  • Philip David Hogarty (1988-2008), Irish chairman of the Irish Chess Union (2006-2008)
  • John Hogarty, Scottish musician, known for his work with The Pastels, a band from Glasgow in 1981

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