Log in  | New? Register

658 GINTY members around the world

Stay informed about GINTY Family online & offline events!

Keep me informed as to GINTY Family online & offline events

My GINTY family came from?

See our recent family gatherings

GINTY Family History

This famous Irish clan surname, recorded in many and varied spellings, descends from the early scholars of Ireland known as the "saoi". The spellings forms include MacGinty, MacEntee, Ginty, Genty and Ginity, but however found the name is an anglicized form of the Gaelic "Mac an tSaoi", or the son of the scholar. Given that the clan were long famous for their territorial and disputes with their neighbours, to some it may suggest that the name was a nickname, and an ironic one at that! What is certain is that for variest reasons not unconnected with song, the clan is well known world wide...

Who have we missed?

Tell us about any famous GINTY (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 GINTY tribe

  • Find your GINTY ancestor
  • Tell us about your GINTY Family
  • Tell us about your GINTY ancestors
  • Ask a question about the GINTY history
  • Leave a message for GINTY family members

Invite more GINTY family members!

Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the GINTY tribe.

Log in or Register to invite others
Family Coat of Arms Generator

Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?

Create Crest

Discover where the GINTY Family members live around the world

Explore where tribe members live today!


Show off the GINTY Family Crest…

Wear your crest with pride...plenty of products to choose from