Ireland was O hAodha, which means descendant of Aodha or descendant of Hugh.
Early Origins of the O'Hay family
County Cork (Irish: Corcaigh) the ancient Kingdom of Deis Muin (Desmond), located on the southwest coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where this distinguished Irish family descended from the ancient Kings of Munster, and their territories were in the south western part of County Cork. Their ancient family seat was Aghamilly Castle in Pobble O'Hea.
Early History of the O'Hay family
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O'Hay Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: O'Hea, Hea, Heas, Hees, O'Hear, Hayes, O'Hay, Hay and others.
Early Notables of the O'Hay family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the O'Hay family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Patrick O'Hea, who arrived in New York in 1804; Felix O'Hear, who arrived in New York in 1804; as well as Patrick O'Hear, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1856..
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