Irish Submitted Surnames

Irish names are used on the island of Ireland as well as elsewhere in the Western World as a result of the Irish diaspora. See also about Irish names.
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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.
MCEVOY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhíodhbhuidhe meaning "son of Fíodhbhadhach", derived from fiodhbhadhach meaning "woodsman".
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.
MCGARRETT Irish
The surname McGarrett is from the two Germanic given names Gerald and Gerard.
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".
MCKEITHEN Irish
Variant of Irish MCKEEHAN.
MCKENNIE Scottish, Irish
An anglicised form of the Irish/Scottish Gaelic MacEacharna, meaning "son of Eacharn".
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.
MCLAOIDHIGH Irish
Means "son of the poet".
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... [more]
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]
MCVEIGH Scottish, Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Bheatha or Mac an Bheatha and derived from Gaelic Mac Beatha meaning "son of life" (see MACBETH).
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’.
MEGARRY Irish, English
From the Irish 'Mag Fhearadhaigh', meaning "descendant of the fearless one"
MEIGHAN Irish
Variant of MEEHAN.
MEIGHEN Irish
Variant of MEIGHAN.
MELLODY Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó MAOILÉIDIGH ‘descendant of Maoléidigh’, a byname composed of the elements maol ‘chief’ + éidigh ‘ugly’.
MESCALL Irish
Variant of Mescal.
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"... [more]
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... [more]
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).
MOREY Irish, English
Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Ó Mórdha, and in English (of Norman origin), from the Old French given name Mory, a short form of AMAURY (see EMERY).
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.
MOXLEY English, Irish, Welsh, Scottish
From the name of a minor place in the West Midlands.
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 Maoil Mhichíl meaning "descendant of Maoilmhichil", Maoilmhichil being a personal name meaning "devotee of (Saint) Michael", referring to 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.
NAUGHTEN Irish
Reduced form of MCNAUGHTON.
NAUGHTON Irish
Reduced form of MCNAUGHTON.
NEALE English, Scottish, Irish
English, Scottish, and Irish variant of NEAL.
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... [more]
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]
NOCTON Irish (Americanized)
Americanized form of the patronymic form of NAUGHTON, further related to Ó NEACHTAIN, meaning "(descendant) of NECHTAN" and coming from the Uí Néill clan of Ireland... [more]
NOLAND Irish, French
Irish: variant of NOLAN.... [more]
NUGENT English, Irish, French
An English, Irish (of Norman origin) and French habitational surname derived from any of several places in northern France (such as Nogent-sur-Oise), From Latin novientum and apparently an altered form of a Gaulish name meaning "new settlement".
OAKES English, Irish
English: Topographic name, a plural variant of OAK.... [more]
Ó BEARGHA Irish
Irish Gaelic form of BARRY.
Ó BREISLÁIN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of BREISLEÁN"
Ó BRIC Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of BREAC"
Ó BRÓITHE Irish
Uncorrupted form of BROPHY.
Ó BRUIC Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of BROC"
Ó BUADÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of BUADÁN".
Ó CAINGNIGH Irish
Means "descendant of CAINGNEACH"
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 CATHAIL Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of CATHAL"
Ó CEANNDUBHÁIN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of CEANNDUBHÁN"
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.
Ó CIONNFHAOLAIDH Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of CIONNFHAOLADH"
Ó CLUANAIGH Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of CLUANACH"
Ó CNÁIMHSIGHE Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of CNÁIMHSEACH"
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 COSCRAIGH Irish
Means "descendant of COSCRACH"
Ó CRÓINÍN Irish
It literally means "little saffron-colored one’s descendant".
Ó CUILL Irish
Meaning, "wood, forest, or shrub hazel tree."
Ó DAIGHRE Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of DAIGHRE"
ODANIEL Irish
Maybe means "Son of Daniel" or "Descendant of Daniel"
O'DEA Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó DEAGHAIDH, ‘descendant of DEAGHADH’, a personal name of uncertain origin... [more]
Ó DÉADAIGH Irish
Irish Gaelic form of DEADY.
Ó DEAGHAIDH Irish
Meaning, "descendent of Deaghaidh."
Ó DONNAGÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of DONNAGÁN"
O'DONOGHUE Irish
Anglicised form of Ó Donnchadha (see DONOGHUE)
O'DONOVAN Irish
Anglicized form of Ó DONNDUBHÁIN
Ó DRAIGHNEÁIN Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Original Gaelic form of DRENNAN.
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 DUIBHEANNAIGH Irish
A patronymic name meaning descendant of DUIBHEANNACH
Ó DUIBHIDHIR Irish
Means "descendant of DUIBHUIDHIR". Duibhuidhir is a personal name composed of the elements dubh "dark, black" and odhar "sallow, tawny".
Ó DUINNÍN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of DUINNÍN"
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.
Ó FATHAIDH Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of FATHADH"
O'FEE Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Fiaich "descendant of FIACH".
Ó FIAICH Irish
Means "descendant of FIACH"
Ó FLAITHEARTA Irish
Proper, non-Anglicized form of FLAHERTY.
Ó FLAITHIMH Irish
Means "descendant of FLAITHEAMH"
O'FLYNN Irish
Means "descendant of FLYNN.
Ó FÓGARTAIGH Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of FÓGARTACH"
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 GORMGHAILE Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of GORMGHAL"
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."
Ó GRÍOBHTHA Irish
Irish Gaelic form of GRIFFIN.
Ó HÁILGHEANÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of ÁILGHEANÁN"
Ó HÁILLEACHÁIN Irish
It means "descendant of Áilleachán".
Ó HAINBHTHÍN Irish
Means "descendant of AINBHTHÍN"
O'HANLON Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAnluain (see HANLON).
Ó HANLUAIN Irish
Means "descendant of ANLUAN"
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’.
Ó HEOIN Irish
Irish surname meaning “descendant of John”.
Ó HOISTÍN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of OISTÍN"
Ó HUALLACHÁIN Irish
It means "descendant of Uallachán".
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... [more]
O'KELLY Irish
Variant of KELLY.
Ó LABHRADHA Irish
Means "descendant of Labhradha"
Ó LACHTNÁIN Irish
It literally means "LACHTNÁN’s descendant".
O'LAUGHLIN Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lochlainn meaning, 'descendant of LOCHLANN.'
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".
Ó LOCHLAINN Irish
Irish Gaelic form of O'LAUGHLIN.
O'LONAIN Irish
Derived from lon ("blackbird") and a diminutive combined with O ("grandson; male descendant").
O'LUANAIGH Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of LUANACH"
Ó MACÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of MAICÍN".
Ó MACDHA Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of MACDHA"
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’.
Ó MAOL FÁBHAIL Irish
Means "descendant of MAOLFÁBHAIL"
Ó MAOLMHÓNA Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of MAOLMHÓNA"
O'MARA Irish
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Meadhra "descendant of Meadhair" a personal name derived from meadhair "mirth".
Ó MARCACHÁIN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of MARCACHÁN"
O'MARR Irish (Anglicized, Rare)
This surname originated from the name 'Maher'. The O' means 'grandson of'. ... [more]
O'MEARA Irish
Variant of O'MARA.
Ó MIADHAIGH Irish
Meaning ‘descendant of MIADHACH’, a byname meaning ‘honorable’.
O'MILLIGAN Irish
Form of Milligan.
Ó MUIMHNEACHÁIN Irish
It literally mean’s "Munsterman’s descendant".
O'MULLAWILL Irish
Anglicized form Gaelic Ó Maol Fábhail meaning "descendent of MAOLFÁBHAIL".
O'NEIL Irish
Variant of O'NEAL.
Ó PEATÁIN Irish
Means "descendant of PEATÁN"
O'PREY Irish
From the Irish Gaelic Á Preith or Ó Preith meaning "of the cattle spoil".
O'RINGER Irish
Means "family of O'Ringer".
Ó RÍOGHBHÁRDÁIN Irish
Proper, un-Anglicized form of O'RIORDAN.
O'RIORDAN Irish
From Irish Ó Ríoghbhárdáin meaning "descendant of RÍOGHBHARDÁN" (see RÓRDÁN).
ORLAIGH Irish
The name orlaigh means golden lady/princess. Usually spelt Orla or Orlaith and rarely spelt orlaigh. its a first name, not a surname
O'ROURKE Irish
Means "descendant of Ruairc", a pre-9th-century Norse personal name. A famous bearer was child actress Heather O'Rourke (1975-1988).
Ó RUADHAGÁIN Irish
Meaning, 'son of RUADHAGÁIN."
Ó RUAIRC Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of RUARC.’
Ó SEANACHAIN Irish
Means "grandson of SEANACHAN". Alternatively, may be derived from Gaelic seanachaidh, meaning "skilled storyteller".
O'SHEERAN Irish (Rare)
Anglicized form of either Ó Sírín or Ó Síoráin meaning "descendant of Sírín" and "descendant of Síoráin" respectively. Sírín and Síoráin are variants of the same name, both are derived from a diminutive of síor meaning "long-lasting".
Ó SÍOCHÁNA Irish
Proper, non-Anglicized form of SHEEHAN.
O SIODHACHAIN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of SIODHACH"
Ó SÍORÁIN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of SÍORÁIN"
Ó SÍRÍN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of SÍRÍN"
Ó SPEALÁIN Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of SPEALÁN"
O' TOLAN Irish
The meaning of the name is unclear, but it seems to derive from the pre 13th century Gaelic O' TUATHALAIN suggesting that it was probably religious and may translate as "The male descendant of the follower of the lord".
Ó TORÁIN Irish
Meaning, ‘descendant of TORÁN’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of tor ‘lord’, ‘hero’, ‘champion’.
O’TORAN Irish (Anglicized)
Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó TORÁIN ‘descendant of TORÁN’, a personal name formed from a diminutive of tor ‘lord’, ‘hero’, ‘champion’.
Ó TROIGHTHIGH Irish
A patronymic surname meaning "descendant of Troightheach"
O' TUATHALAIN Irish
May translate as "The male descendant of the follower of the lord".
O' TWOLAN Irish
The meaning of the name is unclear, but it seems to derive from the pre 13th century Gaelic O' TUATHALAIN suggesting that it was probably religious and may translate as "The male descendant of the follower of the lord".
PARHAM Irish, English
This name has been used amongst the Irish and English. This user's great grandmother came from Ireland and her maiden name was Parham. However, in English (London) it is a habitational name from places in Suffolk and Sussex, named in Old English with pere ‘pear’ + ham ‘homestead’.
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