Devey Family History
The names Devey, Davey and Davy in
Ireland are usually of immigrant
origin in Ulster Province, having been
introduced there by settlers from
England and Scotland during the
Some bearers of the name may be
of the MacDavitt, McDevitt, and Davin
Gaelic septs. MacDavies country
is in County Galway.
A Sept is an ancient Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.