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Martin is an extremely common name throughout Ireland, and may be of English, Scottish or Gaelic origin. The Gaelic clan name comes from “Mac Giolla Mhártain”, which means ‘Devotee of Saint Martin’, similarly the Scots...
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Mac Carthy, Mac Cárthaigh, Mc Arthy, Mc Carthy, Mc Cartie, Mc Carty.   The name Mc Carthy comes from the Gaelic Mac Cárthaigh from the word “Cárthach” meaning loving. The original bearer of...
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Kermode, Mac Dermot, Mac Dermott, Mac Diarmada, Mc Dermot.     Mac Diarmada comes from the personal name “Diarmuid”. The family is descended from Maolruanaidh Mór, brother of the King of Connacht. Their...
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Mac Domhnaill comes from the personal name Domhnall, made up of two words meaning ‘world’ and ‘strong’. It is very common in the northern province of Ulster, and also in the area which was the Kingdom of Thomond around counties...
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Mac Grath, Mac Raith, MacGraw, Magra, Magraith, Magrath, Magraw, Mc Grath.   Mac Raith comes from the Gaelic word “raith”, which means ‘ grace’ or ‘prosperity’. There were two...
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Mac Lochlainn, Mc Gloughlin, Mc Laughlane, Mc Laughlin, Mc Lochlin, Mc Loughlin.   This name is derived from the Irish and the Scottish Mac Lochlainn, from the personal name Loch meaning lake and Lann meaning...
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Moore, O’ Moore, O’ Mora, O’ More, Ó Mórdha.   Moore was originally Ó Mórdha, from the Gaelic word “mordha” meaning ‘noble or stately’. The original sept was...
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Morahan, Moran, O’ Moraine, O’ Moran, O’ Morane, Ó Móráin.   Moran is the English version of two distinct Gaelic surnames; Ó Móráin, from the Gaelic...
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Mullen, Mullane, Mullan, Mullin, Mullins, Ó Maolláin.   The name Mullen, and its variations, can have a number of different origins. It may be the Anglicisation of Ó Maoláin, which comes from...
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The name Murphy is the Anglicisation of two Gaelic names, Ó Murchadha and Mac Murchadha, both from the popular personal name ‘Murchadh’ meaning ‘sea warrior’. The Mac Murchadha sept was based in Ulster and was part of the...
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This surname can be of Scottish or Irish origin. The Scottish version of the name was originally Mac Murray, derived from “Moray” which means ‘settlement by the sea’. The Gaelic version of the name was Ó Muireachaidh, which...
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Ó Briain comes from the personal name Brian, and denotes a descendant of Brian Boru, King of Ireland in the 11th Century. Brian Boru was a member of the Uí Toirdealbhaigh sept, who were part of the Dál gCais tribal grouping, and were...
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Ó Conaill, ‘descendant of Conall’, comes from the personal name Conall, which most likely is derived from “Con”, meaning ‘hound’, and “gal”, meaning ‘valour’. The name was very popular,...
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The O’ Connor clan has left a lasting influence on Irish history, going all the way back to the second century. The name is derived from a tenth century King of Connacht, Conchobhair, meaning ‘hero’ or ‘champion’. The last...
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Ó Domhnaill comes from the personal name Domhnall meaning ‘world-mighty’. The name is most strongly connected with Co. Donegal in the north-west of Ireland, although there were other septs of the same name in a number of areas,...
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The Donovans are descended from the sept of Ó Donnabháin who were from County Limerick in the south west of Ireland. The name comes from the Gaelic Ó Donndubháin meaning ‘descendant of the dark brown-haired one’...
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Ó Néill comes from the personal name Niall, which possibly means ‘passionate’ or ‘vehement’. The O’ Neills were the leading family of the Cineál Eoghan tribal grouping, who ruled the ancient territory of...
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The name O’ Reilly, and its variations, is extremely common throughout Ireland. The clan is descended from the Ó Raghailligh of Breffny, which comprises the modern areas of counties Cavan and Longford, and their influence also extended to...
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Ó Súilleabháin comes from the Gaelic “Súil”, meaning ‘eye’, and can mean ‘Black-eyed’ or ‘Hawk-eyed’. The O’ Sullivan sept was part of the Eoghanacht tribal grouping, and...
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Power is originally a Norman name. The first settlers in Ireland were located in Co. Waterford in the southern province of Munster, where they owned large estates. The name they were originally known by, le Poer, actually means ‘poor’,...