A Co. Antrim surname derived from the Irish word for an oak tree.
A variant of the surname Quirke, which is derived from coirce the
Irish word for oats.
An English surname introduced into Co. Limerick in the 17th Century
and sometimes incorrectly written ODell.
English surname with Germanic origins introduced into the midlands
in the 17th Century. There is a well-known Irish milling company
of that name.
A variant of Wogan in Cos. Louth and Dublin.
Introduced into Co. Louth in the mid-seventeenth century.
An Anglo-Norman surname introduced into Co. Louth in the early 14th
Century. Another family of the same name arrived from England and
settled in Co. Limerick in the 17th Century.
A variant of Halligan in Co. Kildare.
A variant of Horohoe found in Co. Longford.
Originated on the Cork Waterford border and derived from
the Irish word rua meaning red. The fact that it is
found in Ormond country is coincidental.
A Lincolnshire family that settled in Co. Mayo in the late 16th
Century. Associated with north Connacht
Derived from an Old English word meaning swarthy and
the name of an English family that settled in Co. Kerry in the mid-1600s.
A Scottish family that settled in Ulster in the 17th Century.
An influential family that settled in parts of Cos. Waterford and
Tipperary in the mid-1500s.
a variation of McCusker found in north Ulster. See Derry.
Of Welsh origin, sometimes a synonym of McKeown and a variant of
Hynes and Hinds in Ulster, but not in the west.