The Surnames of Ireland

The Surnames of Ireland: 6th Edition

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Edward MacLysaght

More than 4,000 Gaelic, Norman and Anglo-Irish surnames are listed in this book, giving a wealth of information on the background and location of Irish families

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Product Description

Ireland was one of the earliest countries to evolve a system of hereditary surnames.

More than 4,000 Gaelic, Norman and Anglo-Irish surnames are listed in this book, giving a wealth of information on the background and location of Irish families.

This book, which was first published in 1957 and now is in its sixth edition, is being reprinted for the fourth time and remains the definitive record of Irish surnames, their genealogy and their origins.

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction

Explanation of technical terms used in Text

Location of Ancient Territories

Population Groups

Abbreviations

Alphabetical Listing of Surnames

Addenda

Appendix I: English and Scottish Surnames in Ireland

Appendix II: Simplification of Gaelic Forms of Irish Surnames

Map

About the Author

Edward MacLysaght was a leading authority on Irish names and family history. He served as Chief Herald and Genealogical Officer of the Irish Office of Arms. He was also Keeper of Manuscripts of the National Library of Ireland and was Chairman of the Manuscripts Commission.

 

 

 

Additional Information

Author

Edward MacLysaght

Genre

Social History

Format

Paperback

Release schedule

Backlist

Imprint

Irish Academic Press

Publication Date

1st Dec 1988

Author Inverted

MacLysaght, Edward