Posted By:K Leahey
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Subject:spelling: Leahey vs. Leahy
Post Date:February 13, 2000 at 13:37:45
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Forum:Lahey Family Genealogy Forum
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Does anyone know anything about the distinction between the spellings of Leahey and Leahy? In my research, my family's spelling changed from Leahy to Leahey inexplicably about a hundred years ago, and apparently was changed by educated people. Is this at all significant?