Ancient Irish Surnames And History All materials on this page are used with the kind permission of Pat Traynor. Revised and adapted from "Irish Pedigrees" by John O'Hart, (Dublin 1892) Volume 1, pg. 855. Volume 2, pg. 566.
An Atlas of Irish Names is being created by the National University of Ireland at Cork. Executive summary of project
Families of County Cork From the Earliest Times to the 20th Century: Irish Family Surnames with Locations & Origins: Including English, sc" by Michael O'Laughlin, 1st ed. Vol. 4 - Description, Table Of Contents, Index (has all the family names referenced) ISBN 0940134357
Antrim surname database
Antrim Surname List Rootsweb (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Cork Genealogical Society have pages with member's interests
County Cork Mailing list- Surnames from Roll Call Ginni Swanton's page
County Cork surname query list from Rootsweb.
County Cork Surnames by Tim Cadogan from Irish Roots
Down County Surnames Denis Dalziel (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Genforum Message board for Ireland
Irish Genealogical Society, Int'l (IGSI)
GoIreland.com Ireland's National Tourism Service
Irish site: posting board for genealogical queries
Limerick surname queries
Local Ireland Irish Millennium Family Database. Link posted by Susan Marshall to Rootsweb County Cork mailing list.
Mallow Index of Names.
Mallow Archaeological & Historical Society
Mayo Surname List
PBS Irish in America The following site lists 50 of the most common Irish surnames, their source
and their meaning. If you want to hear how a name is pronounced in its original Irish version, try listening to the wav or aiff sound files provided. Link submitted by Tony Riordan on the Rootsweb Shamrock mailing list.
Surnames of Ireland, Robert Matheson 1890 Birth Records - Most Frequent Surnames in Irish Counties (Top 100); Sorted by Surname - IGSI
Surnames of Ireland, Robert Matheson 1890 Birth Records - Most Common Names (Top 100) in Ireland, 1891 - IGSI
Surname Distribution Maps - Barry Griffin. Date updated 21 Jan 2003.
Distribution of surnames in Ireland in 1890 (surnames with 5 or more entries in birth index of 1890). Ancestry Ireland Ulster Historical Association.
surnameweb link submitted to County Cork mailing list.
Top 50 Irish surnames & Counties most concentrated in Irish in America© 1998 WGBH and PBS.
Researching Irish Names from Fianna
Surname Distribution 1851. Barony of Fermoy, (Litter, Dunmahon, etc). Glanworth, Barony of Condons and Clangibbon. Macroney and Leitrim Barony of Condons and Clangibbon. Farahy and Kildorrey Parishes, Barony of Condons and Clangibbono. Submitted by Patty Pickett to the Genexchange Cork mailing list.
Tyrone Surname List(31 Oct suspect link)
Westmeath Surname List Denis Dalziel (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Ahern(e), Ahearn(e), Hearn(e), O'Hearn(e), Ó hEachthigheirn, Ó hEachthigherna, Ó hEichthigheirn, Ó hEachthighearna, Ó hEachiairn Dennis Ahern's site.
Ahern Family Information. Ginni Swanton's site
Banfield Deaths in Ireland 1865-68 and 1880-88. Philip Joseph O'Rourke's site. ?New link
Banfield Irish Marriage Index 1716-1844. Extracts - Diocese of Cork and Ross 1716-1844, Public Records Office, Dublin. Philip Joseph O'Rourke's site. ?New link
Bannon and Martin in Cork. Greg Kutch
Barrett Surname. Baptisms from St. Coleman's Church, Douglas Parish, Marriages from St. Patrick's Parish Submitted by Deirdra Condon Sullivan to the Rootsweb IRL-CORK-CITY
Beamish family history book. Ginni Swanton's Web Site.
Bradfield Family. Ginni Swanton's site.
Buckley Surname.Census of Ireland -- 1911 Co CorkDED Rahalisk Film # 2068460. Copyright 1999/2000 Susan M. Murphy. (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Burke Ballyoughtra, Creagh, Skibbereen, County Cork - link to Sharon Centanne's page
Callahan, Callaghan, O'Callaghan Home Page. site by Dennis Callahan (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Carroll, Kenny, and Gallagher Surnames- submitted by Jan Kenney Fortado. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Chalmers, and related branches Mullaney,O'Neill,Spillane,Beckler,Barclay,Esslemont,Mundie,Tocher,Stephen,Niven
Chinnery of Midleton. Submitted by Michael Cronin.
Coffey Links submitted by Liam G. McFaul to Rootsweb Shamrock list. (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Coffey Links submitted by Liam G. McFaul to Rootsweb Shmarock list. (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Genealogy Index http://www.hometown.aol.com/dkwmsg/DEBINDEX.HTML
Condley- Maness Bolivar http://www.starkeeper.net (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Condley Family Site #1. Link submitted by Debbie to the Rootsweb Cork City mailing list.
Condley FTM by Debbie Link submitted by Debbie to the Rootsweb Cork City mailing list.
Family.. So Cal Link submitted by Debbie to the Rootsweb Cork City mailing list.
Corcoran, Corkery Surnames - Civil Registratins 1894-1895. Submitted by Cherie Richardsto Rootsweb IRL-CORK-CITY and Genexchange Cork mailing lists
Coveney and Dempsey Baptisms 1836 - 1880 Clontead Parish (Ballingarry/Belgooly). Submitted by Dan Murphy.
Coveney - Dempsey - McDonnell Marriages Clontead Parish (Belgooly/Ballingarry). Submitted by Dan Murphy.
Coveney, Desmond, Dempsey, and McDonnell - Marriages 1841 to 1953 Tracton Abbey. Submitted by Dan Murphy.
The Cronin Families of Cork -
Barony map, Griffiths extracts for Duhallow and Orrery & Kilmore, Pre 1858 probate index,
1766 religious census extracts - Michael Cronin's web site.
Cronin Surname some births in Youghal. Submitted by Valerie posted to the cork mailing list
Cross Family. Ginni Swanton's site
Crowley Clan. Link suggested by Tom Crowley.
Crowley Rebecca Crowley web site
Crowley. Ginni Swanton's web pages.
Curtin The Official Curtin/MacCurtin Clan Family and Genealogical Centre
link submitted by Dan Murphy on Rootsweb IRL-CORK-CITY
Daly Births in Ireland. Ginni Swanton's Web Site
Daly Marriages in Ireland. Ginni Swanton's Web Site
Danahy. Michael Charles Danahy's web page.
Dennehy-Forrest-Vaughan-Mangan Family. Michael Dennehy's web page. The families emmigrated from Freemount in the North Cork area to North Texas in the 1870's and 1880's. Submitted to the cork mailing list
Desmond surname births in parish of Innishannon. Transcribed by Deirdra Sullivan. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Devereux, O'Brien, & Jeffers/Jeffords Surnames.
Baptisms St. Peter & Paul RC Church Cork City, Submitted by Mary McNally to the Genexchange Cork mailing list.
Driscoll Surname Queries on Cork mailing lists. Colin Ferguson web site.
Dundon family from Buttevant in Co Cork. and also a global one-name study into the name. Link submitted by Paul Dundon.
Egan, MacEgan, Eagan, Eagen and Keegan Families
Fergusons of Ireland. Colin Ferguson web page
Gallagher, Carroll, and Kenny Surnames- submitted by Jan Kenney Fortado. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Geary surname some events in civil registrations. Transcribed by Daniel Geary. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Geoghegan Web site of Josi Geoghegan Birkbeck. Link submitted by Josi to the Rootsweb County Cork mailing list.
Grant Family Grant family history - the story of a family in Ireland from 1169 to the present day. David Grant's web site
Grogan Griffin Hartnett Kelleher. My Family Connection to Cork City. Submitted by Margaret Grogan
Haggerty, Haggertie Sharon Haggerty web page.
Hallahan and Neville of Kilmichael. Jean and Finbarr's Home Page.
Hart & Holmes birth and marriage records from the Aghada Parish, Cork Co. Sandy Hart web page
Henebry, Henneberry Henberry Hennebry Heneberry Hembury Henebry/Henneberry Family Genealogy
Hogans came from County Cork. Dick Hourigan's web site.
Hoyne Births in Ireland 1877-1889. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Kavanagh The Origin and Early History Of The Kavanagh Family. Jimmy Kavanagh's web site
Keane/Kane Births, Co. Clare 1865 - 1871. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Keane Births - Co. Kerry 1867. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Keane, Cork City & County from IGI. An extraction of the Surname 'KEANE' and variations of 'KEANE' from the LDS IGI. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Kelley/Kelly Research by Jolene Kelly Pillars web site
Kelly Family. Don Kelly's web site
Kemp Baptisms and marriage - Sts. Peter and Paul. Submitted by Teresa Purvis.
Kennedy Family Genealogy Forum Familytreemaker
Kennedy Surname Site. Cannady, O'Kennedy, Canady, Kannady, Kenedy Etc. Kennedy Genealogical Society at http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~kennedy/
Kennedy Surname Site at http://www.rootsquest.com/~kennedy/
Kenny Surname and Carroll, and Gallagher Surnames- submitted by Jan Kenney Fortado. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Kent Surname - submitted by Mary-Anne Helms. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Kielys Of Minane Bridge, Tracton, County Cork, Ireland. John Kiely & Anna M. Kiely web site.
Lawton Family. from Kilmacahill. Submitted by Ann Wright to Genexchange mailing list.
Kingstons, in America, from Drimoleague, Co. Cork. Link submitted by Sarsfield (Sars) McNulty.
Lawton Family. Submitted by Ann Wright.
Leary Baptisms - St. Finbarr's South Parish. Submitted by Mary McNally to Rootsweb Cork City mailing list.
Lucey And Lucy. Link provided by Mary-Anne Warner.
Lisson Family History (came to Bandon, Co. Cork ca 1590 with the English Protestant plantation). Suzanne Lisson's web site.
Magner Surname in Ireland. Submitted by Jim Magner
Mahoney Tracy Reinhardt's web site
Martin and Bannon in Cork. submitted by Greg Kutch
McAuliffe Tombstones in the Kanturk area Clonfert Cemetery, Kanturk submitted by Mary McAuliffe Nigro
McAuliffe The Dwyers of San Francisco page.
McCarthy Link submiited by M Parker to Rootsweb mailing list
McDonnell/McDonald Carrigaline and Liscleary Cemeteries - Headstones - submitted by Dan Murphy on Rootsweb Co. Cork. (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
Maguire Clan. Link submitted by Phyllis Phillips to Rootsweb Co. Cork mailing list.
McMenomy/McMenamin Robert Francis McMenomey web site
McMenomy/McMenamin: Click biogrophies. Gen Connect Mcmenamin Surname Board
McNultys, (Nulty) from Killeshandra, Co. Cavan. Link submitted by Sarsfield (Sars) McNulty.
McRoberts website. Ron Mc Robert's web site http://www.homestead.com/McRobert/McRobert.html
Mc Robert and Douglas website.
McRoberts website. Ancestors Of Sandra Mcroberts Savey http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Flats/5416/
McRoberts website. Amanda's genealogy
McWilliams at http://home.eznet.net/~hdeleeuw/geneologyhtml/JohnA1809.html (*link suspect 11 Dec 2000)
McWilliams geneology forum - Genforum http://genforum.genealogy.com/mcwilliams/< br>
McWilliams Munroe Co. Ohio
Moher O Mochair or O Mothair- Moher Family History and Genealogical Site
Meehan Births, Kerry 1880-1889. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Murray, O'Brien and other names from Cork.
Murphy surname in parish of Innishannon; Marriages and Baptisms. Jim Murphy's site - supplied by Dan Murphy
Murphy Baptisms: 1820-1822, 1842-1856, 1858-1880 - Ballinora and Ballincollig*
Murphy Marriages 1846 - 1880 - Ballinora and Ballincollig. Submitted by Dan Murphy.
Murphy and Hallinan (Hallanan) Baptisms Ballinhassig. Submitted by Dan Murphy.
Murphy, Fitzgerald and Hallinan (Hallanan) - Catholic Baptisms - Ballinhassig Parish. Submitted by Dan Murphy.
Murphy Headstones - Ballinaboy Cemetery, submitted by Dan Murphy on Rootsweb Co. Cork
Nevil(le) related Baptisms 1807-17, Macroom RC Parish Registers: some marriages 1785-1811, some Baptisms 1803, 1805, some Baptisms 1818-1823. Submitted by Jean Prendergast. Posted to the cork mailing list. (link temp. unavailable 31 Oct)
NagleGinny "O" Chung's web page
Neville and Hallahan of Kilmichael. Jean and Finbarr's Home Page.
Noonan Ted Noonan's web page
(O)Brien, Fitzgerald, Hallinan (Hallanan) Murphy, Walsh and Wren - Catholic Baptisms - 1834 - 1921 - Ballinhassig Parish submitted by Dan Murphy on Rootsweb Co. Cork
OConnell, William Naturalizations. Submitted by Jim Magner. Posted to the Genexchange cork mailing list.
O'Connoer, O'Sullivan and O'Mahoney, McCarthy, families. Leila Mayberry
O'Connor Family Researchers.
The place to share genealogical info on your O'Connor Ancestors.(O'Connor, O'Conner, Connor, Conner, O'Conor, etc. Peggy O'Connor web page.
O'Kelly Clan okelly.net, the Official Kelly & O'Kelly Family Genealogy Website.
O'Neill Clan. O Neill Clan Home Page PO Box 491, Gympie Qld 4570 Australia
O'Rourke Births Croom and Enniscorthy 1864-1888 and 1911-1915. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
(O')Shaughnessys Submitted by Laurel Baker.
OSullivan - INS index Passenger List Arriving New York ( FHC Film# 1379996) follow link to my "Other Researchers & New Found Facts Page". Submitted by S Murphy to County Cork mailing list.
Oliver (Olliver), Donoghue (Donahue), Sullivan, Mccormack Mike Oliver web site
Piggott Surname Distribution 1851. Submitted by Patty Pickett to the Genexchange Cork mailing list.
Prendergast surname events. Transcribed by Deirdra Sullivan. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Pickett and Piggott Surname. Transcribed by Patty Pickett. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Pickett and Piggott- Misc. Pickett/Piggott witnesses at Birth, Bpt, Marriages in Cork/Kerry. Trinity College students named Picket/Pigott. Index to 5040 Prerogative Grants for Cork and Kerry -Picket/Piggott 1595 to 1810. Prerogative Wills Index 1536-1810. Submitted by Patty Pickett to the Genexchange Co. Cork mailing list.
Riordan Tony Riordan's Page.
Roche Deaths - Cork and Waterford. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Rourke Births- Wexford - 1865 - 1874. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
Rourkes in Wexford during Griffiths Valuation. Philip O'Rourke's Irish Ancestral Page.
(O')Shaughnessys Submitted by Laurel Baker.
Shanahan/Shannon Angela's web site
Sheehan Surname - Holy Rosary RC Church in Midleton. Submitted by Denise Sheahan Bringmann. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Sheehan Surname Midleton Parish Records. Posted to the cork mailing list.
Shinnick Surname Website. Various Shinnick Family Genealogies. Link suggested by Tom Shinnick
Sisk Brendan Sisk's web page
Sullivan There are Sullivans born in County Cork listed at this site. It is the Pioneer Cemetery in Little Bras d'Or, Cape Breton, NS. Link submitted by Maj. Gen. and Mrs. Ray L. Smith to County Cork mailing list.
Swantons in Ireland Censuses 1901 1911 Ginni Swanton's page.
Swanton Catholic Parish Records for Ballydehob and Skull. Dating back to 1811, these records include all Swanton marriages and baptisms, as well as any records that had a Swanton as a sponsor or witness. Ginni Swanton's web pages.
Swanton, Wolfe (and variations), Ford Casey Collection Marriages Volume 4, 1716 - 1844
Swarce. Ginni Swanton's web pages.
Walsh (Welsh, Walch, and Welch) Walsh Family History and Genealogy - Walsh is the 4th most common name in Ireland and a large number in Cork alone.Web site by Dennis Walsh
Wickham and McKiernan and Kiernan surnames. Brian Wickham's web page.
Wolfe, Swanton, (and variations), Ford Casey Collection Marriages Volume 4, 1716 - 1844
Wolfe/Woulfe copyright by Data Tree Publishing
Last updated 12 Jan 2004
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