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The surname Leamy comes from the Irish Gaelic O Laomhda and later O Leime.

Leamy Early Origins



The surname Leamy was first found in as the name of an old Gaelic sept, in the ancient territory of Upper Ormond, now east Munster .

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Leamy Spelling Variations


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Leamy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leamy, O'Leamy, Leamygh and others.

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Leamy Early History


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Leamy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leamy research. Another 356 words (25 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leamy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leamy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leamy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leamy 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:

Leamy Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Leamy, who settled in Philadelphia in 1799

Leamy Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • J. A. Leamy, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1819
  • Thomas Leamy, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1846
  • James Leamy, who landed in New York in 1849
  • James Leamy, who arrived in New York in 1849
  • John Leamy, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1862
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Leamy Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Patrick Leamy, who immigrated to Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1809

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Contemporary Notables of the name Leamy (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Leamy (post 1700)



  • James Patrick Leamy (1892-1949), United States federal judge
  • James Patrick Leamy (b. 1892), American Democrat politician, Candidate for Governor of Vermont, 1932, 1934; Candidate for U.S. Representative from Vermont at-large, 1938; U.S. District Judge for Vermont, 1940-49
  • Daniel Leamy, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 2nd District, 1862-63
  • John Leamy (b. 1967), American rock musician
  • John Leamy (b. 1964), retired Irish sportsperson
  • Denis Leamy (b. 1981), Irish key member of the Irish international team rugby team
  • Edmund Leamy, Irish writer of Irish fairy stories for children
  • Robin Walsh Leamy (b. 1934), New Zealand. He was Bishop of Rarotonga
  • Andrew Leamy (1810-1868), Canadian pioneer industrialist and community leader in Wrightstown, Lower Canada

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Leamy Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    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. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    7. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

    The Leamy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leamy 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 15 January 2016 at 12:42.

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