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 Clan-like collective describing a group of persons whose immediate ancestors bore a common surname and inhabited the same territory.