Athey / Athy

The names Athey and Athy are derived from the native Gaelic Atoi Sept who were one of the famous 'Tribes of Galway'. These families were originally of Norman descent but became completely integrated into Gaelic society having originally settled in County Kildare at the start of the fourteenth century. The town of Athy still exists in County Kildare.

Origen: Irlandés. First found in Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) part of the province of Connacht, located on the west coast of the Island where they were anciently seated as one of the 'Tribes of Galway' in western Ireland.

Variantes: Athy, Athey, Athie y otros.

Motto: A leader no a follower.