596 VAHEY members around the world
Stay informed about VAHEY Family online & offline events!
See our recent family gatherings
VAHEY Family HistoryRecorded in many forms including McVeigh,McEvey, Vaughy, Vahy, Vahey, Veighey, Veighy, and others, this is an Irish surname. Of early Gaelic origins, it is derived from 'Mac a' Bheatha' , which is also considered to be the modern Scottish 'Macbeth', meaning 'son of life', or 'man of religion', which hardly fits in with Shakespeares interpretation! Today the name is in addition to Scotland, quite numerous in North East Ulster, and in Connacht. It is probable place of origin was in the Scottish Islands of Mull and Islay where in the medieval times it is believed that the clan were the hereditary physicians to the region.
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous VAHEY (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the VAHEY tribe
- Find your VAHEY ancestor
- Tell us about your VAHEY Family
- Tell us about your VAHEY ancestors
- Ask a question about the VAHEY history
- Leave a message for VAHEY family members
Invite more VAHEY family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the VAHEY tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Show off the VAHEY Family Crest…
Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from