Healy (surname)

Healy (surname)

The English-language surname, Healy, is currently in use by three separate ancestral lines of people. The surname first saw the light of day as an English surname in England.

When Irish people began to anglicise their names, two separate clans adopted the English surname of "Healy". There was the Ó hÉilidhe clan from Connaught and the Ó hÉalaighthe clan from Munster.

Many different spellings of the surname exist including Haly, Haley, Haily, Healey, Hely, O'Healey, O'Haly and many more. Famous people bearing the name Healy are as follows:

* Bernadine Healy
* Cahir Healy
* Cecil Healy
* Colin Healy
* Daniel Healy
* David Healy (footballer)
* David Healy (psychiatrist)
* Dermot Healy
* Don Healy
* Eamonn Healy
* Eloise Klein Healy
* Felix Healy
* Fran Healy (baseball)
* Francis Healy
* Frank Healy
* George Peter Alexander Healy
* Gerry Healy, Trotskyist activist
* Glenn Healy
* Howard R. Healy
* Ian Healy
* Jackie Healy-Rae
* James Augustine Healy
* Jeremy Healy
* Jerramiah Healy
* John Healy
* Julie Healy
* Katherine Healy
* Kieran Healy
* Margaret Healy
* Mark Healy, fictional character
* Matt Healy
* Michael Healy, American Seaman
* Mike Healy, fictional character (HBO drama "Oz")
* Pamela Healy, American sailor
* Patrick Francis Healy
* Randolph Healy
* Robert W. Healy
* Robert Healy (commissioner), Chicago official
* Robert Healy (journalist), American political correspondent
* Roy Healy
* Scott Healy
* Séamus Healy
* Ted Healy
* Timothy Michael Healy, Irish politician
* Timothy S. Healy, former president of Georgetown University
* Tim Healy, British actor

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