Flannery Clan

Gaelic:
Ó Flannabhra of Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe in Connaught,
Ó Flannabhra of Uí Fidhghente in Munster,
Ó Flannghaile of Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe.
Gaelic variations:
Ó Flannabra, Ó Flannabhra, Ó Flanngaile, Ó Flannaoile, Ó Flanaoile, Ó Flannghaile.

Anglicised variations:
O Flanura, Flanura, Flanure, Flanarough, O Flanor, Flannra, O’Flanuragh, O’Flanneragh, Flannra Flanary Flanery, Flannery, Flannary, Flannerry, Flanelly, Flannelly, Flanley, Flanaly, Flannaly, Flanarough, Flanry, Flanerry, Flannarry, Farrenery, Flannely, Flannerly, Flamery, Flanherey, Flaneley, Flanelle, Flanell, Flaner Flanhery, Flannarry, Flannealley,Flannelley, Flanneny, Flannory, Flennery.

The modern Flannery Clan are descendants of three distinct septs of people, namely Ó Flannabhra of Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe in Connaught, Ó Flannabhra of Uí Fidhghente in Munster, and Ó Flannghaile of Uí Fiachrach Muaidhe.

Flannabhra means “red eyebrow” and possibly refers to a person with prominent red hair, and Flannghaile means “red valour” and possibly originated from a person who displayed valour in combat or sport.

The official Flannery clan website is a good place to find more about your name and descendency.

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