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The Irish Slattery name in Gaelic was O'Slatraigh meaning "descendant of the strong, tall, bold one," and referring to ancient chief. The name is derived from the Gaelic word "slatra," which means "strong."

Slattery Early Origins



The surname Slattery was first found in County Clare (Irish: An Clįr) located on the west coast of Ireland in the province of Munster, where they held a family seat from early times, and descended from the Heremon line of Irish Kings, holding territories in Thomond (Tuathmhumhan).

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Slattery Spelling Variations


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Slattery Spelling Variations



Lacking standardized spellings, scribes and church officials recorded people's name according to how they sounded. This practice often led to the misleading result of one person's name being recorded under several different spellings. Numerous spelling variations of the surname Slattery are preserved in the archival documents of the period. The various spellings of the name that were found include Slattery, Slatterly, Slaterly and others.

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Slattery Early History


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Slattery Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Slattery research. Another 383 words (27 lines of text) covering the years 1172 and 1845 are included under the topic Early Slattery History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Slattery Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Slattery Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Many Irish families boarded ships bound for North America in the middle of 19th century to escape the conditions of poverty and racial discrimination at that time. Although these immigrants often arrived in a destitute state, they went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations of the United States and Canada. An inquiry into many immigration and passenger lists has revealed many early immigrants to North America bearing the Slattery family name:

Slattery Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Andrew Slattery, who landed in New York in 1795
  • Ann Slattery, who landed in New York in 1795
  • Edmond Slattery, who arrived in New York in 1795
  • ElM Slattery, who landed in New York in 1795
  • Eliu Slattery, who arrived in New York in 1795
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Slattery Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Peter Slattery, who arrived in New York, NY in 1811
  • John Slattery settled with his wife Margaret and Peter, in New York State in 1811
  • Edmund Slattery, aged 17, arrived in New York in 1812
  • Edward Slattery, aged 19, arrived in New York, NY in 1812-1813
  • Cornelius M Slattery, aged 26, landed in New York in 1818
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Slattery Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Margaret Slattery, who arrived in Alabama in 1924

Slattery Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Slattery settled in Little Placentia, Newfoundland in 1730 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Edmund Slattery from Clonmel in Tipperary was married at St. John's, Newfoundland in 1793 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Slattery Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • William Slattery settled in Trinity, Newfoundland in 1820 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • Helen Slattery, who landed in Canada in 1823
  • Katharine Slattery, who landed in Canada in 1823
  • Mary Slattery, who arrived in Canada in 1823
  • Pat Slattery, who landed in Canada in 1823
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Slattery Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Slattery a seaman, arrived in Kangaroo Island aboard the ship "Lady Mary Pelham" in 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY MARY PELHAM 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836LadyMaryPelham.htm
  • Thomas Slattery arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Britannia" in 1846
  • John Slattery, aged 36, a labourer, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Catherine" in 1851
  • Mary Slattery, aged 31, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Catherine" in 1851
  • James Slattery, aged 28, arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Prince Regent" in 1851
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Slattery Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • M Slattery landed in Auckland, New Zealand in 1845
  • Mary Slattery, aged 18, a dairymaid, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Salisbury" in 1874
  • Patrick Slattery, aged 21, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Rakaia" in 1878
  • Thomas Slattery, aged 20, a farm labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Arethusa" in 1879
  • Edward Slattery, aged 20, a labourer, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Arawa" in 1884

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Contemporary Notables of the name Slattery (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Slattery (post 1700)



  • James Lawrence Slattery (1944-1974), birth name of Candy Darling, an American actress, best known as a Warhol Superstar
  • Richard X. Slattery (1925-1997), American character actor
  • James Edward Slattery (1904-1960), American professional boxer in the Light Heavyweight, inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2006
  • Michael J. Slattery (1866-1904), American Major League Baseball player who played between 1884 and 1891
  • James Charles "Jim" Slattery (b. 1948), American politician, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senator from Kansas
  • John Slattery (b. 1963), American four-time Primetime Emmy Award nominated actor
  • Edward James Slattery (b. 1940), American Roman Catholic Bishop of the Diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Michael Slattery (1783-1857), Irish Roman Catholic clergyman, Archbishop of Cashel & Emly from 1833 to 1857
  • John Fergus Slattery (b. 1949), Irish former rugby union player, inducted into the International Rugby Hall of Fame in 2007
  • Lee Andrew Slattery (b. 1978), English professional golfer
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Slattery Historic Events


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Slattery Historic Events




RMS Lusitania

  • Mr. Patrick John Slattery, American 2nd Class passenger from New York, New York, USA, who sailed aboard the RMS Lusitania and survived the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) LADY MARY PELHAM 1836. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1836LadyMaryPelham.htm

Other References

  1. MacLysaght, Edward. Irish Families Their Names, Arms and Origins 4th Edition. Dublin: Irish Academic, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-7165-2364-7).
  2. Harris, Ruth-Ann and B. Emer O'Keefe. The Search for Missing Friends Irish Immigrant Advertisements Placed in the Boston Pilot Volume II 1851-1853. Boston, MA: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1991. Print.
  3. Land Owners in Ireland. Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1203-3).
  4. Grehan, Ida. Dictionary of Irish Family Names. Boulder: Roberts Rinehart, 1997. Print. (ISBN 1-57098-137-X).
  5. Heraldic Scroll and Map of Family names and Origins of Ireland. Dublin: Mullins. Print.
  6. Hickey, D.J. and J.E. Doherty. A New Dictionary of Irish History form 1800 2nd Edition. Dublin: Gil & MacMillian, 2003. Print.
  7. Leyburn, James Graham. The Scotch-Irish A Social History. Chapel Hill: UNC Press, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0807842591).
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  9. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1970. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  10. Woodham-Smith, Cecil. The Great Hunger Ireland 1845-1849. New York: Old Town Books, 1962. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-385-3).
  11. ...

The Slattery Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Slattery 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 25 November 2016 at 20:01.

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