Heagney Family History
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Heagney Name Meaning
Irish: reduced form of O’Heagney, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉignigh, ‘descendant of Éigneach’, a byname meaning ‘forceful’. The surname has often been simplified as Ó hÉinigh and Anglicized as Heaney or Bird, the latter because of the similarity to éan ‘bird’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Heaney, Kearney, Cagney, Heavey, Harney, Devaney, Hanley, Meaney