Haughey

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Haughey
Family name
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Haughey family coat of arms
Pronunciation Haw-hee
Meaning Descendant of Eochaidh
Region of origin Ireland
Language(s) of origin Gaeilge
Related names Hoey, McCaughey

Haughey (Irish: Ó hEochaidh) is an Irish surname. Spelling variations include: Hoey, McCaughey and McKeogh, among others. Modern spelling comes from the original Ó hEochaidh.

The Haugheys are descendants of the ancient Dál Fiatach dynasty, rulers of the Ulaid. They trace their descent from Fiatach Finn mac Dáire, a King of Ulster and High King of Ireland in the 1st century AD.

Notable people with the surname include:

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