16,632 Lavery members around the world
Lavery Family HistoryRecorded as Lavery and Lowry, although the latter can be a Scottish surname, this is an Irish clan surname. It derives from the ancient pre 10th century Gaelic O' Labhradha, meaning the male descendant of the spokesman or herald. The Lavery clan have always been associated with Ulster, and particularly the counties of Antrim and Down where they were divided into three septs or branches. These were known as Baun-Lavery, from "ban" meaning white, Roe-Lavery from "rua" meaning red, and Trin-Lavery from "trean" meaning strong. In the 18th century Trin-Lavery was mistranslated to Armstrong, so many Armstrong name holders today in Ireland were originally Trin-Lavery...
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous Lavery (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 Lavery tribe
- Find your Lavery ancestor
- Tell us about your Lavery Family
- Tell us about your Lavery ancestors
- Ask a question about the Lavery history
- Leave a message for Lavery family members
Areas of Origin for Lavery
Invite more Lavery family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the Lavery tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the Lavery live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!