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There are many Irish surnames being used today that are almost indistingushiable from their ancient forms. Oroardy originally appeared in Gaelic as MacRobhartaigh," or "son of Robhartaigh," an old personal name derived from the Irish word "robharta" meaning "full tide."

Oroardy Early Origins



The surname Oroardy was first found in County Donegal (Irish: Dún na nGall), northwest Ireland in the province of Ulster, sometimes referred to as County Tyrconnel, where they were the coarbs (hereditary lay lords) of the church of St. Columcille in Tory Island.

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Oroardy Spelling Variations


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Oroardy Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roarty, O'Roarty, McRoarty, MacRoarty, Mcgroarty and many more.

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Oroardy Early History


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Oroardy Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Oroardy research. Another 447 words (32 lines of text) covering the years 1090, 1663, 1479 and 1597 are included under the topic Early Oroardy History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Oroardy Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Oroardy Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Oroardy 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 or some of its variants were: John McGroarty, who arrived in New York, NY in 1840; Hugh McGroarty, who arrived in Boston sometime between 1851 and 1853; Patrick McGroarty, who settled in Massachusetts in 1852.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Somerset Fry, Peter and Fiona Somerset Fry. A History of Ireland. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1993. Print. (ISBN 1-56619-215-3).
    4. Donovan, George Francis. The Pre-Revolutionary Irish in Massachusetts 1620-1775. Menasha, WI: Geroge Banta Publsihing Co., 1932. Print.
    5. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
    6. Fitzgerald, Thomas W. Ireland and Her People A Library of Irish Biography 5 Volumes. Chicago: Fitzgerald. Print.
    7. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
    10. MacLysaght, Edward. The Surnames of Ireland 3rd Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1978. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2278-0).
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    The Oroardy Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Oroardy 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 28 April 2014 at 08:06.

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