Hunt - Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

Padraig Mac Giolla-Domhnaigh
1923

Hunt—This name is the anglicised form of Feighry (O'Fíachra) in the districts surrounding Birr, and the districts that surround Sligo town and Tubbercurry in that county, likewise in Fermanagh and Southern parts of Donegal it is the anglicised form of Feighney (O'Fiachna) and Feghany (O'Fiachna) in North Sligo; of O'Foy (O'Fiaich) in Limerick, Mayo and Galway; and according to Father Woulfe of Mac Confiaich in Co. Mayo.

Alphabetical Index of Anglicised Surnames in Ireland

See also Woulfe’s Irish Names and Surnames
and O'Hart's Irish Pedigrees