History of Haughey surname and family crest

The surname Haughey originally appeared in Gaelic as O hEachaidhin. Books by notable historians such as O’Hart, MacLysaght and O’Brien, and documents such as baptismals, parish records, and ancient land grants, were researched by historians who found that the family name Haughey was first recorded in Counties Donegal and Armagh in Northern Ireland where they held a family seat from ancient times. Below are two example Haughey family crests.

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