Coffey Family History
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Coffey Name Meaning
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cobhthaigh ‘descendant of Cobhthach’, a byname meaning ‘victorious’. Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Cathbhadha ‘descendant of Cathbhadh’ (‘battle tent’), Ó Cathbhuadhaigh ‘descendant of Cathbhuadhach’ (‘battle victorious’), or Ó Cathmhogha ‘descendant of Cathmhugh’, a byname meaning ‘battle slave’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Covey, Convey, Cooney, Coffeen, Gaffey, Cogley, Caffey, Cossey