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Irish Surname - Haughey

Origin of the Irish surname Haughey

The Irish surname Haughey has its origins in the ancient Gaelic name "Ó hEochaidh," which is derived from the personal name "Eochaidh," meaning "horseman" or "horse rider." The Haughey surname is primarily associated with the province of Ulster, particularly in counties Armagh and Monaghan. The name has evolved over time and is now found in various forms around the world.

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Variations of the Irish Surname Haughey

Coat of Arms and Motto of the Irish Surname Haughey

The Haughey coat of arms features a silver shield with three red lions rampant, symbolising courage, strength, and nobility. Above the shield, there is a helmet and a crest, which displays a red lion rampant holding a silver sword. The family motto, "Fortis Et Fidus," translates to "Brave and Faithful," reflecting the traits historically associated with the Haughey family.

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There is often limited information available on a specific coat of arms and motto for an Irish surname. Sometimes there are many variations, sometimes none, we have compiled a representative, but by no means exhaustive, selection. Please visit our Coat of Arms and Motto page for more information.

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