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The Surnames of Ireland

By: MacLysagt, Edward

Price: $15.75  $14.96

Publisher: Dublin, Irish Academic Press: (1985) 1999

Edition: Sixth Edition

Our Product Number: 608841

ISBN: 0716523663

Condition: Near Fine

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... View more info