Haughney Family History
Haughney Name Meaning
Irish (Kilkenny): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhachtna a patronymic from the personal name Fachtna meaning ‘malicious hostile’. The similar surname Ó Fachtna was Anglicized by adopting English Faulkner while Ó Fachtnáin became Faughnan .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022