Horohoe Family History
The name Horohoe in Ireland is
derived from the Ó'hEarchadha
sept that was located in County
Mayo, and is most associated
with Swinford in that County.
The Gaelic sept name has a number
of anglicized forms including
Harahoe, Harrihy, Hore, Harroe,
Harris, Harrison and Haraghy.
A Sept is an ancient form of a Clan and is a group of people whose ancestors all bore the same surname and inhabited the same locality.