Heaphy Family History
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Heaphy Name Meaning
Irish (especially County Waterford): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÉamhthaigh ‘descendant of Éamhthach’, an adjective meaning ‘swift’. English: habitational name from Heapey in Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘(rose)hip hedge or enclosure’, heope ‘hip’ + hege ‘hedge’ or gehæg ‘enclosure’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Hearn, Harty, Healey, Beachy, Leahy, Heath, Heap, Healy, Heaney