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Healy Genealogy and Healy Family History Information

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About the Healy surname

The Healy Clans

When Irish people began to anglicise their names, two separate clans adopted the English surname of "Healy". There was the Ó hÉilidhe clan from Connaught and the Ó hÉalaighthe clan from Munster

  • Ó hÉilidhe clan from County Sligo and rest of Connaught
  • Ó hÉalaighthe clan County Cork, Kerry

Many different spellings of the surname exist including Haly, Haley, Haily, Healey, Hely, O'Healey, O'Haly and many more