Leahy Family History

Meaning of surname: Leahy

Leahy is an Irish surname, originating in Munster, and now found in Cork, Kerry, Limerick, and Tipperary. Anglicised from the Irish Gaelic Ó Laochdha ('descendant of Laochdha'),[1]:191 it ultimately derives from Old Irish láechda, láech ('warrior-like, pertaining to a warrior') which appears as a personal sobriquet at least as early as the Book of Lismore.[2]

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