MacAnally History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The original Gaelic form of MacAnally was Mac an Fhailghigh, which is derived from the word failgheach, which means poor man.

Early Origins of the MacAnally family

The surname MacAnally was first found in counties Armagh and Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) located in the Northern part of the Republic of Ireland in the province of Ulster, where they held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the MacAnally family

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MacAnally Spelling Variations

Irish names were rarely spelled consistently in the Middle Ages. Spelling variations of the name MacAnally dating from that time include McNally, McAnully, McAnalley, McAnally and others.

Early Notables of the MacAnally family (pre 1700)

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Australia MacAnally migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

MacAnally Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Andrew MacAnally, British Convict who was convicted in Kirkdale, Liverpool, Merseyside, England for 7 years, transported aboard the "Dudbrook" on 17th November 1852, arriving in Western Australia [1]


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 23rd July 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/dudbrook


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