Harty Family History
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Harty Name Meaning
Irish (chiefly Counties Tipperary and Cork): shortened form of O’Harty, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAthartaigh, Ó hÁrtaigh ‘descendant of Athartach or Artach’, variants of the personal name Faghartach, which is probably a derivative of foghartach ‘noisy’. Perhaps also English, a habitational name from the Isle of Harty in Kent, named in Old English as ‘stag island’, from heorot ‘hart’, ‘stag’ + eg ‘island’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hart, Hardy, Harry, Hasty, Darcy, Carty, Hearty, Hartz, Darty, Carby