The Surnames of Ireland

By: MacLysagt, Edward

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312 pages. Ireland was one of the earliest countries to evolve a system of hereditary surnames. More than 4,000 Gaelic, Norman and Anglo-Irish surnames are listed in this book, giving a wealth of information on the background and location of Irish families. Edward MacLysaght was a leading authority on Irish names and family history. He served as Chief Herald and Genealogical Officer of the Irish Office of Arms. He was also Keeper of Manuscripts of the National Library of Ireland and was Chairman of the Manuscripts Commission. This book, which was first published in 1957 and now is in its sixth edition, is being reprinted for the fourth time and remains the definitive record of Irish surnames, their genealogy and their origins.

Title: The Surnames of Ireland

Author: MacLysagt, Edward

Categories: Other,

Publisher: Dublin, Irish Academic Press:

ISBN Number: 0716523663

ISBN Number 13: 9780716523666

Binding: Trade Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine. (1985) 1999. Sixth Edition

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