Lahey Surname Origin
(Origin Gaelic) Leighiche, a physician. Lagh, Gaelic, law, order; Fear Lagha, a lawyer.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Lahey Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Lahey family history than the origin of your surname:
A Lahey Family History Thought:
'Not to know what happened before we were born is to remain perpetually a child. For what is the worth of a human life unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history' -- Cicero
To find additional surnames, choose the first letter of surname:A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z
It's Easy to Start your Family Tree
- Build your family tree
online for FREE! Ancestry.com will use what you enter to find more about your family's ancestors.
- Free Ancestry Databases
Free Ancestry.com databases listed by location and popularity.
- New to Genealogy?
Get started here.
- Genealogy Records Search
Search for your ancestors by record type.
- Search by Location
Search for your ancestors by country.
- Free Genealogy
Free genealogy resources: charts, lessons, software, databases, look ups, relationship charts, form letters, translation services.
- Ancestry.com Coupons & Deals
Special offers, coupons, coupon codes, discounts, sales & deals
- FTM 2014
Family Tree Maker 2014 list of improvements
- Mormon Genealogy
Find your family in the free online databases of digitized original world-wide records.
You will get the best search results if you double-check your spelling. Be sure to search for Lahey ancestor not ansestor or ancester; ancestry, not ancestory or ancestery. Surname is the preferred spelling, but sometimes you may see alternate spellings sirname and sirename.