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Subject: Re: Irish versus Scottish names: Mc vs. Mac
Author: Duncan   (guest)
Date: March 22, 2003 at 6:48 PM
Reply to: Re: Irish versus Scottish names: Mc vs. Mac by Hanna

Well, not completely. Mc and Mac can be either Scottish or Irish...both mean "son of". Less frequently seen are Mhic and M'.

I suppose that you might say that the residents of Northern Ireland are British--but I'd not say that the Irish are British within the hearing of the Irish (LOL).

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