Celtic Submitted Surnames

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MAC SEÁIN Irish
Irish form of Johnson.
MAC SÉAMAIS Irish
Irish form of Jamison.
MAC SUIBHNE Irish, Scottish
Meaning, "son of Suibhne" (a byname meaning "pleasant").
MACTAGGART Irish, Scottish
Variant of McTaggart.
MADDIGAN Irish (Anglicized)
Derived from Ancient Gaelic O'Madain meaning 'The descendant of the son of the hound'.
MADDOCKS Welsh
Variant of Maddox.
MADDUX Welsh
Variant of Maddox.
MAGHERY Irish
Name for a resident of the village of town of Maghery in Northern Ireland.
MAGNER Irish, Ancient Germanic
Irish from a pet form of the Scandinavian name Magnus, in Ireland borne by both Vikings and Normans.... [more]
MAHER Irish (Rare)
The originally spelling was "O'Meachair" which means the 'kindly' or the 'generous'. The Maher family resided in the O'Carrol... [more]
MAHON Irish
A shortened form of Mahoney.
MALOAN Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
A rare variant of Malone, the anglicized version of Ó Maoil Eoin.
MALONEY Irish
Anglicized form of the Old Irish "Ó Maoldhamhnaigh," which means "descendant of a church servant."
MANEELY Welsh
A Welsh surname derived from 'map Neely' or 'son of Neely'
MANGAN Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mongáin ‘descendant of Mongán’, originally a byname for someone with a luxuriant head of hair (from mong ‘hair’, ‘mane’), borne by families from Connacht, County Limerick, and Tyrone... [more]
MANNING English, Irish (Anglicized)
English patronymic from Mann. ... [more]
MANNION Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
Anglicized form of Ó Mainnín. Mainnín is derived from Irish manach "monk".
MANTON Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Manntáin "descendant of Manntán", a personal name derived from a diminutive of manntach "toothless". Famous bearers include Thomas J. Manton, an American congressman, and Joseph Manton, a British gunsmith (b.1766, d.1835).
MARIGAN Irish
unknown
MATTHIAS German, Dutch, English, Welsh, Greek
German and Dutch: from the personal name Matthias (see Matthew).... [more]
MAUGHAN Irish, English
Anglicized from the original Irish Gaelic form Ò Mocháin meaning 'descendant of Mochain'. This name was one of the earliest known Irish surnames brought to England and remains a fairly common surname in the North East of the country.
MAYBERRY English, Irish
Of uncertain origin, probably an altered form of Mowbray. Possibly it is derived from an English place name.
MAYNE Irish
Irish, of Norman English origin but in County Fermanagh used sometimes to represent McManus.
MAYO Irish
a county in Ireland
MCADAM Scottish Gaelic, Scottish
Means "Son of Adam" in Gaelic.
MCALINDEN Irish
From Irish Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhiontáin "son of the servant of (St) Fiontán", a personal name derived from fionn "white".
MCANDREW Scots, Irish
Irish or Scots surname meaning "son of Andrew".
MCASKIE Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Ascaidh, a patronymic from a diminutive of an Old Norse name, possibly Ascall or ÁSKETILL.
MCATEER Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an tSaoir "son of the craftsman" (cf. MCINTYRE)
MCCAFFERTY Irish (Anglicized)
McCafferty is derived from the Gaelic Mac Eachmharcaigh, meaning "son of Eachmharcach".
MCCAFFERY Irish
The meaning of the surname MCCAFFERY is - the son of Godfrey (God's peace).
MCCAFFREY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gothraidh "son of Gothradh", Gaelic form of the personal name GODFREY.
MCCALL Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cathmhaoil meaning "son of Cathmhaol", a personal name composed of the elements cath meaning "battle" + maol meaning "chief". Anglicized form of Mac Cathail meaning "son of Cathal".
MCCALVEY Irish
Variation of McKelvey. Meaning Son of rich possessions.
MCCAN Irish
A variant of Mccann, which supposedly means "son of wolf club".
MCCANN Irish
McCann (Irish: Mac Cana, Nic Cana)... [more]
MCCARD Scottish, Irish
Scottish or Irish: variant of McCart.
MCCARL Irish (Anglicized)
Probably an Americanized form of McCarroll.
MCCARLEY Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhearghaile "son of Fearghal", a personal name meaning "valiant man".
MCCARNEY Irish
From either the Gaelic O Cearnaigh, meaning "victorious", or O Catharnaigh, meaning "warlike".
MCCARROLL Irish (Anglicized)
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill (see Carroll).
MCCARRON Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic MAC CEARÁIN meaning "son of CIARÁN".... [more]
MCCARTAN Scottish Gaelic
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Artáin (meaning ‘son of Artán’), which is a diminutive of the personal name Art, meaning ‘bear’.
MCCARTNEY Scottish Gaelic
Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Artaine, (meaning ‘son of Artan’) which is a diminutive of the personal name Art, meaning ‘bear’ or ‘hero’. Compare Irish Mac Artáin (see McCartan), of which this surname is a variant.
MCCARTY Irish
Variant of MACCARTHY. A famous bearer was the famous western outlaw William Henry McCarty, also known as Billy the Kid. His other aliases included William H. Bonney and Henry Antrim.
MCCAWELL Irish
Anglicanized version of Mac Cathmhaoil.
MCCLARTY Scottish, Irish
The surname McClarty originated in the ancient Scottish kingdom of Dalriada. This name comes from the personal name Lawrence. And in Scottish Gaelic 'Mac Labhruinn' translates to 'son of Lawrence'. ... [more]
MCCLEAN Scottish, Irish
Scottish and Irish variant of McLean.
MCCLINTOCK Scottish, Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Deriving from an Anglicization of a Gaelic name variously recorded as M'Ilandick, M'Illandag, M'Illandick, M'Lentick, McGellentak, Macilluntud, McClintoun, Mac Illiuntaig from the 14th century onward... [more]
MCCLURE Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Uidhir (Scottish), Mac Giolla Uidhir (Irish), "son of the sallow lad".... [more]
MCCLUSKE Irish
Irish: Variant of McCluskey
MCCOLGAN Irish, Scottish
Has several possible meanings. It might mean someone from the village of Kilcolgan, County Galway; a follower of St. Columba; or the son of someone named Colga. The McColgans once held a family seat in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.
MCCOLLUMN Irish
This name is used in Ireland.
MCCONAHAY Irish
Northern Irish: variant of McConaghy... [more]
MCCONAUGHEY Irish
From actor Matthew McConaughey (1969-)
MCCOOK Irish
Pre 7th Century Anglo Saxon. From the word "coc," meaning to cook.
MCCOOL Scottish (Anglicized), Northern Irish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized)
Scottish and northern Irish Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dhubhghaill (see McDowell). ... [more]
MCCORRY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gothraidh "son of Gothradh", Gaelic form of the personal name GODFREY.
MCCOSKEY Irish
Anglicized form of Mac Coscraich "son of COSCRACH " (see COSGROVE).
MCCRARY Irish
Anglicization of the Gaelic surname Mac Ruaidhrí, which means "Son of Rory".
MCCREA Scottish, Irish
Variant of McRae and McCrae.
MCCURDY Irish (Anglicized), Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaigh, a patronymic from Muircheartach, a personal name composed of the elements muir "sea" and ceartach "ruler", hence "skilled seaman"... [more]
MCCURTAIN Irish
From Gaelic Mac Cruitín "son of Cruitín", a nickname for a hunchback.
MCDONNELL Scottish, Irish
Variant spelling of Macdonald. It is also an anglicized form of the Scottish Gaelic surname Mac Domhnaill, which means "son of Donald".
MCDOWELL Scottish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized)
Scottish and Irish Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Dubhghaill ‘son of Dubhghall’, a byname meaning ‘dark stranger’, used among the Gaels to distinguish the darker-haired Danes from fair-haired Norwegians... [more]
MCELHANEY Irish
Irish: variant of McElhinney
MCELHENNEY Irish
This interesting surname is of Irish origin, and is an Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic "MacGiolla Chainnigh". The Gaelic prefix "mac" means "son of", plus "giolla", devotee of, and the saint's name "Canice".
MCELWEE Irish, Scottish
Of Gaelic origin, found in Ireland and Scotland. Derives from Mac giolla Ruaidh, meaning "son of the servant of the red-haired youth", possibly a reference to a Dane or Norseman.
MCFADDEN Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phaid(e)in (Scottish) and Mac Pháidín (Irish) - both patronymics of Patrick (via Gaelic diminutives of the given name).
MCFALL Scottish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Phàil and Irish Gaelic Mac Phóil, patronymics derived from vernacular forms of the given name Paul.
MCGARRIE Scottish, Irish
Irish name meaning 'the son of the descendant of the fearless one'.
MCGARTHWAITE Irish
This is my last name, my fathers last name my grandfather my great grandfather
MCGEEHAN Irish
Irish (Ulster) anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gaoithín ‘son of Gaoithín’, a personal name derived from the diminutive of gaoth ‘clever’, ‘wise’.
MCGEHEE Irish (Anglicized, Modern)
Anglicized form of MAC AODHA.
MCGILLAN Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Eoin meaning "son of the servant of EOIN".
MCGILLICUDDY Irish
The surname McGillicuddy comes from the Irish Mac GiollaMochuda, meaning 'son of the devotee of St. Mochuda'. It's part of the O'Sullivan sect and comes from the West part of Ireland in county Kerry... [more]
MCGINLEY Irish
Anglicized form of Mag Fhionnghaill, a patronymic from the personal name Fionnghall
MCGINTY Irish
Anglicized form of Mac an tSaoi, meaning "son of the scholar".
MCGLYNN Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Fhloinn, patronymic from the personal name Flann "red, crimson".
MCGORRY Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gothraidh "son of Gothradh", Gaelic form of the personal name GODFREY.
MCGOUGH Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mag Eochadha, a patronymic from the personal name Eochaidh, variant Eachaidh, "horseman", a derivative of each "horse".
MCGRAITH Irish
Means "Son of Graith."
MCGRATH Irish (Anglicized)
Derives from the Irish surname Mac Craith. Famous bearers of the name include the Meic Craith from the Gaelic kingdom of Thomond in the present-day Republic of Ireland. They were historians and poets connected to the Ui Bhriain kings and earls of Thomond.
MCGRAVES Irish
Irish Variant of Graves or a Variant of MacGraves.
MCGRAW Irish, Scottish
Anglicized form of the Old Gaelic Mac Craith (the earlier form of Mac Raith) meaning "son of Craith", composed of the Gaelic elements mac "son of" and Rath, an old byname meaning "grace, prosperity".
MCGREW Irish
Originally appeared in Gaelic as Mac Graith or Mag Raith; these are both derived from the personal name Craith.
MCHALE Irish, Welsh
From the Irish Mac Céile, a patronymic from the byname Céile, meaning "companion." This was the surname of a Mayo family, tenants of church lands. ... [more]
MCILWEE Irish
Variant of McElwee.
MCINNIS Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of Mac Aonghuis meaning "son of ANGUS".
MCKEE Irish
"fire"
MCKEEHAN Scottish Gaelic
A patronymic from a personal name or byname derived from caoch ‘blind’, ‘purblind’.
MCKEITHEN Irish
Variant of Irish McKeehan.
MCKIERNAN Irish
Anglicized form of Mac Thighearnáin, a patronymic from a diminutive of the personal name Tighearna.
MCKNIGHT Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Neachtain, a patronymic from the personal name NEACHTAN.
MCLEISH Scottish (Anglicized), Northern Irish (Anglicized), Scottish Gaelic
Northern Irish (Ulster) and Scottish Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Gille Íosa, patronymic from a personal name meaning ‘servant of Jesus’.
MCLERNON Irish
This is an Irish Gaelic surname recorded in the spellings of MacLerenon, McLernon, McLernan, and McLorinan. It is mostly associated with the province of Ulster in Ireland, although with some branches in Scotland... [more]
MCMANAMON Irish
Anglicized form of Mac Meanman, a patronymic surname, created from the given name Meanma
MCMONAGLE Irish (Anglicized), Scottish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maonghail, a patronymic from the personal name Maonghal, composed of the elements maoin meaning "wealth" + gal meaning "valor".
MCMORROW Irish (Anglicized), Scottish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchadha, a patronymic from the personal name Murchadh "sea warrior", from muir "sea" and cath "battle". In Leinster this name is usually Anglicized as McMurrough and in Ulster as Murphy.
MCMULLAN Irish
The surname McMullan is of old Irish/ Gaelic Heritage, it is with meaning ‘Bald’ or ‘Tonsured One’. It was first founded in the province of Connacht, and comes from Mullan.... [more]
MCMURRAY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Muireadhaigh, a patronymic form of Muireadhach (cf. MURDOCK).
MCNAIR Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Iain Uidhir "son of sallow John". This form is associated mainly with Ross-shire.
MCNAIR Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Oighre "son of the heir". This form is associated mainly with Perthshire.
MCNAIR Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Mhaoir "son of the steward or keeper".
MCNAMEE Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Conmidhe, a patronymic from the personal name Cú Mhidhe, meaning "hound of Meath". Meath is a county in Ierland. This family were hereditary poets in Ulster.
MCNEELY Scottish, Northern Irish, Irish
Scottish (Galloway) and northern Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Fhilidh ‘son of the poet’.... [more]
MCNEESE Irish
Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois, a patronymic from a shortened form of the personal name Aonghus (see Angus).
MCNICHOLAS Irish
The McNicholas family stretches back through time to the Viking settlers who populated the rugged shores of Scotland in the Medieval era. The name McNicholas was derived from from the personal name, Nicholas... [more]
MCPHAIL Scottish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mac Phàil and Irish Gaelic Mac Phóil, both of which are patronymics derived from vernacular forms of the given name Paul. Compare McFall.
MCPHERSON Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Phearsain, "son of the parson."
MCQUADE Scottish, Irish
Means "son of Quade" or "of Quade". Some sources trace Quade to Quatt, an alternative spelling of Wat, short for Walter.
MCQUAID Scottish, Irish
This surname is derived from Gaelic Mac Uaid meaning "son of Uaid," Uaid being the Gaelic form of Wat.
MCQUINNELLY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coingheallaigh or Ó Coingheallaigh ‘son (or descendant) of Coingheallach.’
MCSIENE Irish
means "son of Siene" in Irish Gaelic.
MCSWAIN Irish, Scottish
Anglicization of Mac Suibhne.
MCSWEENEY Irish
Anglicized form of MACSHUIBHNE
MCSWIGGAN Irish
Means "son of Swiggan".
MCTEER Irish, Scottish
This surname is a modern variant of the ancient mhac an t'Saoir which means "the son of the carpenter."... [more]
MEANS Irish
Sept of Menzies
MEATH Irish
Denotes a person from County Meath, Ireland (see MCNAMEE).
MEE Irish (Anglicized, Archaic)
Irish reduced form of McNamee or Meehan. Irish anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Miadhaigh ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’.
MEIGHAN Irish
Variant of Meehan.
MEIGHEN Irish
Variant of Meighan.
MELINYDD Welsh (Archaic)
A byname meaning "miller."
MELLODY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoiléidigh ‘descendant of Maoléidigh’, a byname composed of the elements maol ‘chief’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.
MENEZ Breton
Menez means mount or mountain in Breton.
MEREDITH Welsh
From the personal name Maredudd. In Welsh the stress is on the second syllable. The Old Welsh form is Morgetiud, of which the first element may mean "pomp, splendor" and the second is iudd "lord".
MERICK Welsh
Derived from the Welsh given name Meuric.
MÉZEC Breton
Mézec derives from mezeg which means physician in Breton
MICK German, Dutch, Irish
Short form of the given name MIKOLAJ or an occupational name from Middle Low German and Middle Dutch micke "(wheat or rye) bread". The name was reportedly taken from Germany to Ireland in the 18th century.
MIDNIGHT Irish
Middle of the night, darkness, dark blue
MILEY Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicised form of Ó MAOL AODHA, though Ó MÁILLE and Ó MAOLMHUAIDH can also be possibilities. See Molloy (and Mulloy) and Milley (and Mulley) for comparison. A known bearer of this surname is James "Bubber" Miley (1903-1932), an American jazz musician.
MOAN Irish
Reduced form of Mohan.
MOODY English, Irish
Either from Middle English modie "angry, haughty, impetuous", or Old English modig "brave, proud".
MORAN Irish
The surname Moran, originating in counties Mayo and Sligo of Connaught, is the shortened version of O'Moran, Anglicized form of the older O'Morain "grandson of the great one" with the Old Irish root mor 'great, big' (denoting stature and/or character).
MORGANS English, Irish
Variation of Morgan.
MORRISSEY Irish
Morrissey is an Irish name meaning "choice of the sea".
MORROW Irish (Anglicized), Scottish
Shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Murchadha (see McMorrow).
MORTON Irish
From the parish of Morton, in Nithsdale, Dumfriesshire, Scotland. Mor, big, great, and dun, ton, a hill.
MOSS English, Welsh, Scottish, Northern Irish
English and Welsh: from the personal name Moss, a Middle English vernacular form of the Biblical name Moses. ... [more]
MOXLEY English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish
From the name of a minor place in the West Midlands.
MOYLE Cornish, Welsh
Cornish and Welsh: descriptive nickname meaning ‘bald’, from Cornish moyl, Welsh moel.
MULDOON Irish
From Irish Gaelic Ó Maoldúin "descendant of Maoldún", a personal name meaning literally "chief fortress".
MULFALL Irish
Anglicized form Gaelic Ó Maol Fábhail meaning "descendent of MAOLFÁBHAIL".
MULHOLLAND Irish
Anglicized from Gaelic Ó Maolchalann "descendant of MAOLCHALANN".
MULKERIN Irish
The Irish surname Mulkerin is an anglicied rendering of the Gaelic surname O'Maoilchiarain which means ,literally, "descendant of a follower of Saint Ciaran", the Irish saint who founded the great monastery at Clonmacnois... [more]
MULLARKEY Irish
From Irish Gaelic Ó Maoilearca "descendent of the follower of (St) Earc", a personal name meaning literally either "speckled one" or "salmon".
MULLEE Irish
Possible variant of Malley or Molloy
MULLERY Irish (Rare)
From Irish Gaelic Ó Maolmhuire "descendant of Maolmhuire", a personal name meaning literally "servant of (the Virgin) Mary".
MULLIN Irish
From O'maelin
MULVEY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoilmhiadhaigh "descendant of Maoilmhiadhach", a personal name meaning "honorable chief".
MULVIHILL Irish
Anglicized from Gaelic Ó Maoilmhichil, which derived from the sept or clan name Uí Mhaoilmhichil, denoting to Patrons or Devotees of Saint Michael the Archangel.
MURLAND Irish
Murland is an Irish surname, which according to MacLysaght's The Surnames of Ireland is MacMurghalain in Gaelic, ultimately deriving from words meaning "sea" and "valor".
MURREY English, Scottish, Irish
English, Scottish, and Irish variant of Murray.
MURROW Irish, Scottish
Variant of MORROW. A famous bearer of the surname was Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965), US radio and television journalist.
MURTAGH Irish
Anglicized form of MUIRCHERTACH or MUIREDACH.
MURTHA Irish
Variant of MURTAGH.
NARAMOR English, Welsh
Naramor, also Narramore or Naramore, is a corruption of Northmore, and has Welsh/English background. "More North"
NAUGHTEN Irish
Reduced form of MCNAUGHTON.
NAUGHTON Irish
Reduced form of MCNAUGHTON.
NEALE English, Scottish, Irish
English, Scottish, and Irish variant of Neal.
NEDD English, Welsh
Son of "Edward" in Old English.... [more]
NEELEY Irish
Reduced form of McNeely.
NEESON Irish, Dutch, German
Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois ‘son of Naois’, usually Anglicized as McNeese. Can also be an altered form of Dutch or German Niesen. Surname made famous by the actor Liam Neeson
NESBITT Scottish, Irish, English
Derives from the hamlets of East Nisbet and West Nisbet, Berwickshire. Some bearers of Nisbet/Nesbitt (and variant) names may originate from the village of Nisbet in Roxburghshire.
NESTOR Irish
Derived from the surname Mac Girr an Adhastair (sometimes shortened to Mac an Aghastair), meaning "Short man of the halter." The Mac Girr an Adhastair were associated with the local lords, the Ó Lochlainn family.
NETTERVILLE Irish
Of Anglo-Norman origin, probably a habitational name from an unidentified place in France.
NEWLIN English, Irish
An Irish surname meaning "By the the spring"
NOBLE English, Scottish, Irish, French
Nickname from Middle English, Old French noble "high-born, distinguished, illustrious" (Latin nobilis), denoting someone of lofty birth or character, or perhaps also ironically someone of low station... [more]
NOCK Celtic, English
Dweller at the oak tree; originally spelt as "Noake" evolved into "Nock".
NOLAND Irish, French
Irish: variant of Nolan.... [more]
OAKES English, Irish
English: Topographic name, a plural variant of Oak.... [more]
OBAR NEITHICH Scottish Gaelic
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Abernathy.
Ó BRÓITHE Irish
Uncorrupted form of Brophy.
Ó BUADÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of BUADÁN".
Ó CANANN Irish
Means "descendant of CANÁN". Canán is a given name derived from the word cano "wolf cub".
O'CARROLL Irish (Anglicized)
Originates from the ancient Gaelic name Mac Cearbhaill or O'Cearbhaill, deriving from the word "Cearbh" which means to "Hack". Making it a possible name for a warrior or blacksmith.
Ó CATHARNAIGH Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic Meaning ‘descendant of Catharnach’, a byname meaning ‘warlike’.
Ó CEARNAIGH Irish
Means "descendant of Cearnach" in Irish Gaelic. Compare Kearney, Ó Ceithearnaigh.
Ó CÉIRÍN Irish
Meaning ‘descendant of Céirín’, a personal name from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark’, ‘black’. English patronymic -s has been added superfluously.
Ó CIARÁIN Irish
A byname from a diminutive of ciar ‘dark’, ‘black-haired.'
Ó CIARDHUBHÁIN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of Kirwan.
O'COILL Irish
Meaning, "wood, forest, or shrub hazel tree."
O COINGHEALLACH Irish
Meaning, "descendent of Coingheallach."
Ó COINGHEALLAIGH Irish
Meaning, ‘son (or descendant) of Coingheallach.’
O'COLGAN Irish
Original form of McColgan, meaning "son of Colga.
Ó CONNACHAÍN Irish
Means "Descendant of Connachaín."
Ó CRÓINÍN Irish
It literally means "little saffron-colored one’s descendant".
Ó CUILL Irish
Meaning, "wood, forest, or shrub hazel tree."
ODANIEL Irish
Maybe means "Son of Daniel"
O'DEA Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Deaghaidh, ‘descendant of Deaghadh’, a personal name of uncertain origin. It may be a compound of deagh- ‘good’ + ádh ‘luck’, ‘fate’.
Ó DEAGHAIDH Irish
Meaning, "descendent of Deaghaidh."
O'DONOGHUE Irish
Anglicised form of Ó Donnchadha (see Donoghue)
O'DONOVAN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Donndubháin
O'DRISCOLL Irish
A variation of Driscoll, from Irish Ó hEidirsceóil, meaning "descendant of the messenger".
O'DUFFY Irish
The name O'Duffy originates from the gaelic surname "O Dubhthaigh". Dubh meaning "Black" in Gaeilge. They claim descent from the ancient Heremon kings of Ireland. They descend from "Cahir Mor", the King of Leinster in the second century... [more]
Ó DUIBHIDHIR Irish
Means "descendant of DUIBHUIDHIR". Duibhuidhir is a personal name composed of the elements dubh "dark, black" and odhar "sallow, tawny".
O'FARRELL Irish
From Irish Ó Fearghail meaning "descendant of FEARGHAL. This name is borne by several families in Ireland, in counties Longford, Tyrone, and Wicklow.
O'FEE Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiaich "descendant of FIACH".
Ó FLAITHEARTA Irish
Proper, non-Anglicized form of Flaherty.
O'FLYNN Irish
Means "descendant of FLYNN.
O'GALVIN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Gealbháin, which means "descendant of the bright, fair one", derived from the Gaelic elements geal "bright" and ban "fair, white". A known bearer of the original form of the surname is Ciarán Ó Gealbháin, former signer of the Irish traditional music band Danú.
Ó GAOITHÍN Irish
It literally means "Gaoithín’s descendant".
Ó GNÍMH Irish, Scottish
Means "Descendant of Gnímh".
Ó GRADAIGH Irish
Gaelic form of O'GRADY.
O'GRADY Irish
Anglicized form of Ó Gradaigh, meaning "descendant of Gradaigh." Gradaigh is a personal name derived from the Irish Gaelic word grada, "the illustrious one."
O'HANLON Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnluain (see HANLON).
O'HARRA Irish
A variant of O'Hara.
Ó HARTGHAILE Irish
It literally means "Artghal’s descendant".
ÓHEARCÁIN Irish
The surname ÓhEarcáin (Harkins) is derived from the Irish nickname of Erc or Earc meaning freckled. The diminutive of Erc or Earc is Ercáin or Earcáin. When the Irish alphabet added the aspirate “h” the name became hErcáin or hEarcáin with the hereditary surname prefixes Uí hErcáin, UahErcáin, ÓhEarcáin and (female)Ní Earcáin that was anglicized as Harkin, Harkan, or Harkins... [more]
Ó HEARGHAILL Irish
Variation of Gaelic Ó Fearghail ‘descendant of Fearghal’, a personal name composed of the elements fear ‘man’ + gal ‘valor’.
O'HURLEY Irish
The name Hurley itslef come from the stick used in the game of Hurling, first played in Ireland. The name might have origanated due to a player of the game being dubbed hurley. O' would signify being a decendent of Hurley, thus O'Hurley.
O'KELLY Irish
Variant of KELLY.
Ó LACHTNÁIN Irish
It literally means "Lachtnán’s descendant".
O'LENNON Irish
Original form of Lennon. Probably a variant of O'Leannain (from a by-name meaning "lover"), but may also be derived from O'Lonain (from lon, "blackbird").
Ó LIONÁIN Irish
It literally means "Lonán’s descendant".
O'LONAIN Irish
Derived from lon ("blackbird") and a diminutive combined with O ("grandson; male descendant").
Ó MACÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of MAICÍN".
O'MAHER Irish (Rare)
This name comes from the Irish surname 'Meachair' which means hospitality. ... [more]
Ó MAICÍN Irish
Means "descendant of MAICÍN".
Ó MAOILÉIDIGH Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of Maoléidigh’, a byname composed of the elements maol ‘chief’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.
O'MARA Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meadhra "descendant of Meadhair" a personal name derived from meadhair "mirth".
O'MARR Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
This surname originated from the name 'Maher'. The O' means 'grandson of'. ... [more]
Ó MIADHAIGH Irish
Meaning ‘descendant of Miadhach’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’.